Penguins @ Islanders – Game 5 – May 24

*Betting predictions based exclusively on Playoff statistics/ limited data set*

Today’s East division tilt features the Islanders and the Penguins. The Islanders are coming off a win but momentum has gone back and forth between the two teams. This series has the potential to go the distance.
NYIBETTING
PIT
53.5%Money Line46.5%
1.87
-125
ML Odds to look for
(higher than these)
2.15
+106
NYI (-1.5)
28.5%
Puck LinePIT (+1.5)
71.5%
3.51
+226
PL Odds to look for
(higher than these)
1.40
-279
2.85Goals Predicted
Total = 5.52
2.68
UNDERVALUEOVER
51.5%5.5 Goals48.5%
1.945.5 Odds to look for2.06
62.7%6.5 Goals37.3%
1.606.5 Odds to look for2.68

NYIRECORDS &
STREAKS
PIT
2 – 2Series2 – 2
2 – 2 – 0 ()Playoff Record (NHL Rank)2 – 1 – 1 ()
() ()
W – L – L – OTW – Last 5 results (most recent first)L – W – W – OTL –
1WPlayoff Streak1L
1 – 1 – 0Away record1 – 0 – 1
Away/Home
1Days of rest1
Record with Rest
 
NYIOFFENCE
Teams are pretty even
PIT
3.25 (5)Goals for2.75 (10)
2.47 (11)Expected Goals2.31 (12)
 
61.5 (11)Shot attempts72.8 (6)
32.0 (11)Shots on net38.5 (4)
15.3 (6)Slot shots14.0 (9)
 
NYIDEFENCE
Teams are pretty even
PIT
2.75 (6)Goals against3.25 (11)
2.31 (5)xG against2.47 (6)
 
72.8 (11)Shot attempts against61.5 (5)
38.5 (13)Shots on net against32.0 (6)
14.0 (7)Slot shots against15.3 (11)
 
NYISPECIAL TEAMS
Teams are pretty even
PIT
2.8 (5)Penalties taken3.8 (9)
87.5% (5)PK %75.0% (11)
3.3 (8)Penalties drawn2.5 (13)
25.0% (6)PP %12.5% (12)
 
NYIPROJECTED GOALIES
Teams are pretty even
PIT
Semyon Varlamovrankings out of 19 qualified goaliesTristan Jarry
2Games4
3.61 (17)Goals Against Avg.3.04 (14)
-1.16 (19)Goals Saved Above Exp.-0.73 (16)
.910 (13)Save %.898 (17)
.839 (13)Slot save %.836 (14)
.818 (6)Inner slot save %.828 (5)

GAME LOG
DateVisiting TeamScoreHome TeamScore
5/16/2021 NYI4 PIT3
5/18/2021 NYI1 PIT2
5/20/2021 PIT5 NYI4
5/22/2021 PIT1 NYI4

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