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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders – NHL – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Saturday’s NHL action includes the Tampa Bay Lightning (2-3-0) hosting the New York Islanders (2-2-0) at Amalie Arena. The Islanders are underdogs (+112 on the moneyline) against the Lightning (-133) ahead of the outing, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+, MSGSN, and BSSUNX.

Lightning vs. Islanders Predictions

Lightning vs. Islanders Betting Odds

Lightning vs Islanders Betting Information
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Lightning -133 6

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Lightning vs. Islanders Betting Trends

  • The Lightning were victorious in 67.1% of their games when favored on the moneyline last season (55-27).
  • In games it has played with moneyline odds of -133 or shorter last season, Tampa Bay won 70.8% of its games (46-19).
  • Based on the moneyline in this game, the Lightning’s implied win probability is 57.1%.
  • The Lightning’s 285 goals scored last season (3.5 per game) ranked seventh in the NHL.
  • Defensively, the Lightning were one of the stingiest squads in league action, conceding 228 total goals (2.8 per game) to rank sixth.
  • The Islanders claimed an upset victory in 10, or 25.0%, of the 40 games they played as an underdog last season.
  • New York won six of its 26 games last season when an underdog by +112 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 47.2% chance to win for the Islanders.
  • The Islanders’ 230 goals last season (2.8 per game) ranked them 22nd in the league.
  • The Islanders had one of the best defenses in the NHL, giving up 231 total goals (2.8 per game), seventh in the NHL.

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Lightning vs. Islanders Over/Under Trends

  • Last season, 56 of Tampa Bay’s games went over Saturday’s total of 6 goals.
  • A total of 42 of New York’s games ended with more than 6 goals last season.
  • The total for this game (6) is 0.3 less than the combined scoring averages last season for the Lightning (3.48) and Islanders (2.80).
  • The 5.6 goals per game these two teams allowed are 0.4 less than the total set for this contest.

Lightning Team Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos: seven goals and two assists
  • Nikita Kucherov: seven assists
  • Brayden Point: three goals and one assist
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy: 2-2-0 record, .922 save percentage, 10 goals allowed

Islanders Team Leaders 2021-22

  • Mathew Barzal racked up 59 points (0.8 per game) for New York last season, with 15 goals and 44 assists in 73 games (playing 18:01 per game).
  • Brock Nelson racked up 59 total points (0.8 per game) last campaign. He had 37 goals and 22 assists.
  • Noah Dobson’s 13 goals and 39 assists added up to 52 points.
  • Ilya Sorokin was 25-18-8 in 52 games last season, conceding 123 goals (2.4 goals against average) with a .925 save percentage (second-best in the league).

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