Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Penguins vs. Islanders Betting Picks & Predictions
The Pittsburgh Penguins (42-22-10) visit the New York Islanders (33-29-9) on Tuesday, April 12, with the Penguins coming off a victory and the Islanders a loss. The Islanders are underdogs despite being at home, at +105, and the Penguins are -125. Find more below on the Penguins vs. Islanders betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Penguins vs. Islanders Betting Line
Penguins vs Islanders Betting Information
Penguins vs. Islanders Game Info
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- Location: Elmont, New York
- Arena: UBS Arena
Computer Predictions for Penguins vs. Islanders
Computer picks for Penguins vs Islanders
Islanders 4 Penguins 3
Penguins vs. Islanders Betting Trends
Pittsburgh has gone 32-21 as the oddsmakers’ choice this season.
In 46 games with shorter than -125 moneyline odds this season, the Penguins have been victorious in 30.
The moneyline odds say Pittsburgh has a 55.6% chance of winning this game.
Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders
Sidney Crosby is one of Pittsburgh’s top contributors with 75 points. He has 28 goals and 47 assists this season.
Jake Guentzel is contributing with 71 points (33 goals, 38 assists).
Kris Letang has scored seven goals and added 55 assists through 70 games for Pittsburgh.
Tristan Jarry (33-18-6) has a goals against average of 2.4 on the season, and 1537 saves. His .919 save percentage is ninth-best in the league.
Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats
The Penguins’ 240 goals this season make them the ninth-best scoring team in the league.
The Penguins are ranked seventh in league action for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 199 total goals (2.7 per game).
With a +41 goal differential, they’re ranked seventh-best in the NHL.
The Penguins’ 48 power-play goals they’ve scored this season (on 227 power-play chances) are the ninth-most in the NHL.
The Penguins’ offense has the league’s 16th-ranked power-play conversion rate (21.1%).
The Penguins have scored a total of three shorthanded goals this season.
The Penguins defeat 86% of opponent power plays, currently the second-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Penguins’ players win 50.9% of their faceoffs to rank 13th in the league.
The Penguins connect on 9.4% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
The Penguins average 25.1 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
Islanders vs. Penguins Betting Trends
The Islanders have been an underdog in 30 games this season, with six upset wins (20.0%).
New York has a record of 5-19 in games when bookmakers list them +105 or longer on the moneyline.
The win probability for the Islanders, implied from the moneyline, is 48.8%.
New York Islanders Leaders
Brock Nelson is a key offensive option for New York, with 52 points this season. He has recorded 33 goals and 19 assists in 62 games.
Mathew Barzal has made a major impact for New York this season with 48 points, thanks to 14 goals and 34 assists.
New York’s Anders Lee has 41 points (25 goals, 16 assists) this season.
Ilya Sorokin has a record of 22-14-7 in 44 games this season, conceding 98 goals (2.3 goals against average) with 1246 saves and a .927 save percentage, second-best in the league.
New York Islanders Season Stats
The Islanders have the NHL’s 25th-ranked scoring offense (195 total goals, 2.8 per game).
The Islanders’ 190 total goals given up (2.7 per game) are the fourth-fewest in the NHL.
They have a +5 goal differential, which ranks 17th in the league.
The Islanders have put up 35 power-play goals this season (on 180 power-play chances). That ranks 24th in the NHL.
The Islanders’ power-play conversion rate (19.4%) ranks 21st in the league.
The Islanders have scored three shorthanded goals.
The Islanders’ fourth-best penalty kill rate is 84.9%.
The Islanders have the league’s 10th-best faceoff win rate (51.3%).
The 9.5% shooting percentage the Islanders have compiled ranks 18th in the league.
The Islanders have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 24.8 hits and 15.1 blocked shots per game.
Penguins and Islanders Injury Report
Penguins: Brock McGinn: Out (Upper Body), Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Undisclosed), Radim Zohorna: Day To Day (Illness)
Islanders: Cal Clutterbuck: Out For Season (Shoulder), Ilya Sorokin: Day To Day (Upper Body), Scott Mayfield: Out (Lower-body)
Betting Tips for Penguins vs. Islanders
We have the Islanders 105 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will go over the total of 5.5 goals, with the Islanders (+1.5) covering the spread.
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