The New York Islanders are happy to already have won a game in Tampa, but the Lightning tied the series back up in Game 2. Can New York hold their games at home, starting with Game 3? This NHL betting preview for the Lightning vs Islanders NHL Playoffs matchup will provide game info, betting trends, odds and a prediction for Game 3 of this series.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders Betting Preview and Prediction | NHL Playoffs
NHL Conference Finals NHL Playoffs Game 3 (Series tied 1-1)
Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, 15-10-3 Away) vs. New York Islanders (32-17-7, 21-4-3 Home)
Date: Thursday, June 17th, 2021
Time: 8 pm EST
Venue: Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY
NHL Betting Odds
Moneyline: TB: (-146) | NYI: (+124)
Spread: TB: -1.5 (+190) | NYI: +1.5 (-235)
Total: 5.5 – Over: (+126) I Under: (-154)
Lightning vs Islanders NHL Betting Trends
- The total has gone UNDER in seven of Tampa Bay’s last nine games.
- Tampa Bay is 6-3 straight up (SU) in its last nine games against NY Islanders.
- The total has gone OVER in six of NY Islanders’ last nine games.
- NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in their last five games at home.
Lightning vs Islanders Prediction
This NHL prediction uses NumberFire’s probability model. They give new York a 51.0% chance to win Game 3 of this NHL Playoffs matchup.