Islanders at Bruins 4/16/21 – NHL Betting Odds & Picks
New York Islanders vs. Boston Bruins
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Apr. 16, 2021
The Islanders and the Bruins are playing against each other on Thursday night. The game prior to that for the Islanders ended up being a win ove the Rangers by a 3-2 score. The win over the Rangers moved the Islanders to a 27-11-4 record on the year.
Scoring on the season for the Islanders has ended up with 2.88 goals per game. The power play for New York has converted at a clip of 18.6% on the year and the penalty kill for the Islanders has killed off 81.6% on the year. The defense for the Islanders has allowed only 2.31 goals per game.
Boston for their part have been consistent on the year, but is definitely one team that could use some improvement on the year. The Bruins are coming in with a win over Buffalo in their game prior to Thursday night by a 3-2 score. The win moved the Bruins up to a 22-12-6 record on the year overall.
On the year the Bruins have ended up getting only 2.70 goals per game. The defense for the Bruins have allowed a total of 2.60 goals per game. The power play for the Boston Bruins has managed to convert only a 23.1% on the year, but the penalty kill has been very impressive killing off 85.7% of the power plays faced on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
The total is 5 for 5 in the last 5 games for the Islanders.
The Islanders are 5-1 in their last 6 games.
The total has went under in 13 of the last 19 games for the Bruins..
The total has gone under in 12 out of the last 18 home games for Boston.
Free Betting Pick: New York Islanders -107
Boston is coming to the game playing fairly balanced on the year, but is a team that has not really shown up good offensively on the year. The Islanders for their part have done decent on the offensive side of the puck, but has ended up playing great on the defensive side of the puck. Look for the defense for the Islanders to be the team that controls the puck and game here and helps the Islanders pull off a win in back to back nights. Final Score, New York Islanders win 2-1.