New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins | NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Two Metropolitan division rivals have been battling it out in the play-offs and with game 4 up next, it looks to be last chance saloon for the Pittsburgh Penguins. It has been nip and tuck in the main between the two sides but the Islanders currently boast a 3-0 series lead and will travel to Pittsburgh safe in the knowledge that a win here will see them progress to the next round.
Straight Win Market:
New York Islanders – Odds: +147.00 (b-Bets)
Pittsburgh Penguins – Odds: -167.00 (Betway)
New York Islanders
The Islanders finished second in the Metropolitan Division and have been in great form thus far in the play-offs. They have won their last 5 games and look well set to make an assault on the Stanley Cup this season. Mathew Barzal is consistently the main man for the Islanders and he will be looking to keep his good form going here.
The Penguins finished 3rd in the Metropolitan Division table and have struggled to cope with the Islanders thus far in the play-offs. With a 3-0 game deficit to overturn, they need something to change or face elimination from the play-offs at the first hurdle. Captain Sydney Crosby will be the man the Penguins look towards for a change in their fortunes here.
Odds and Predictions
Pittsburgh Penguins have to win this game and will need get going immediately in front of their home fans here.
Betting Tip: Pittsburgh Penguins to be leading after the first third of the game. Odds: -135.00 with LeoVegas.
The New York Islanders will expect the Pittsburgh Penguins to come out all guns blazing but should have enough to cope with them.
Betting Tip: Point Spread – New York Islanders to win with a -0.5 goal Handicap. Odds: +160.00 with Bodog.
Each game has been progressively cagier and this one could be the tightest of the lot with so much at stake.
Betting Tip: Under 5.5 goals to be scored in the game. Odds: -110.00 with Pinnacle.
The New York Islanders are a team going places and they should see off the threat of Pittsburgh here and progress to the next round.
Top Betting Tip: New York Islanders to win the match. Odds: +147.00 with b-Bets.