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Islanders vs. Penguins Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:07 PM ET (Tue, Feb 20, 2024)


The New York Islanders face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL Hockey action on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM ET.

Need help deciding what to bet on? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the correct side of the betting action for this match-up.


Islanders vs. Penguins Game Details and Betting Odds

Away Team: New York Islanders (Underdog)
Home Team: Pittsburgh Penguins (Favorite)
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Time: 7:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

New York Islanders Moneyline: +116
Pittsburgh Penguins Moneyline: -132

New York Islanders Puck Line: +1.5 (-221)
Pittsburgh Penguins Puck Line: -1.5 (+191)

Game Total Goals: 5.5 (Over -120 / Under +104)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the New York Islanders and the Pittsburgh Penguins, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's take a look at the away team and +116 betting underdogs, the New York Islanders.

In their last 10 games, the Islanders have a Straight Up record of 3 wins, 7 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 3 losses in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Islanders have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 win in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Islanders games have a record of 5 overs, 5 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

Now let's take a look at the home team and -132 betting favorites, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In their last 10 games, the Penguins have a Straight Up record of 3 wins, 7 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Penguins have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Penguins games have a record of 2 overs, 8 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 2 unders in a row.

If you want more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Islanders vs. Penguins Trend Finder directly.


Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

According to our simulation of the Islanders vs. Penguins NHL game, we have the Pittsburgh Penguins beating the New York Islanders with a simulated final score of: New York Islanders [1] - Pittsburgh Penguins [4]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Islanders vs. Penguins Simulation directly. Also after the Islanders vs. Penguins game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.


What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Well let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Islanders vs. Penguins NHL match-up? According to the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you make the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Penguins -132

Free Puck Line Pick: Penguins -1.5 (+191)

Free Total Pick: Under 5.5 (+104)


We hope our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Adam Pelech's overtime goal lifts Islanders past skidding Penguins 5-4

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Adam Pelech's overtime goal lifts Islanders past skidding Penguins 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Adam Pelech beat Alex Nedeljkovic 57 seconds into overtime to lift the New York Islanders past the skidding Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Pelech's winner was his first goal since last April as the Islanders recovered in the extra period after squandering a late lead.

Brock Nelson scored his 24th goal of the season for New York. Mathew Barzal, Simon Holmstrom and Mike Reilly also scored for the Islanders. Ilya Sorokin, beaten soundly in his first two games against Pittsburgh this season, stopped 37 shots for the Islanders.

New York improved to (4-3-3) since Patrick Roy replaced Lane Lambert as head coach a month ago.

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Valtteri Puustinen and Drew O'Connor scored 54 seconds apart in the third period as the Penguins erased a two-goal deficit. Marcus Pettersson scored his third goal of the season for Pittsburgh. Lars Eller added his 10th for the Penguins. Nedeljkovic made 28 saves but couldn't get a handle on Pelech's winner.

Erik Karlsson became the 19th defenseman in NHL history to reach 800 career points when he recorded the secondary assist on Pettersson's one-timer from the right circle late in the first period.

The Penguins are 1-4-1 in their last six and are struggling to stay on the fringe of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference thanks in large part to a power play that for all of its star power can't seem to generate much offense.

Pittsburgh is 30th in the league with the man advantage, and the sequence that set up Barzal's go-ahead goal in the second period served as a microcosm of their season. The Penguins passed the puck around the perimeter for almost the entirety of the two minutes rather than putting it on the net. New York managed to clear the puck just as Barzal emerged from the box and the winger raced in and beat Nedeljkovic over his glove to put the Islanders in front.

Holmstrom pushed the lead to 3-1 later in the period when he jammed a wraparound by Nedeljkovic 13:15 into the second. Eller's goal pulled the Penguins within one but when Reilly beat Nedeljkovic 10:42 into the third, it appeared Pittsburgh - which had scored four goals just once since Jan. 11 - was in trouble.

The Penguins, playing without second-leading scorer Jake Guentzel, out a month with an upper-body injury, responded in a way they rarely have of late.

Puustinen jabbed a loose puck by Sorokin 12:06 into the third and O'Connor received the kind of fortunate bounce that's been hard to come for Pittsburgh when his crossing pass intended for Pettersson at the far post redirected off New York's Anders Lee and by Sorokin to tie it and help Pittsburgh salvage a point in the standings.

UP NEXT

Islanders: Travel to St. Louis on Thursday.

Penguins: Host Montreal on Thursday.

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