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Nashville Predators vs. New York Islanders - 10/13/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New York Islanders (2-1-0) at Nashville Predators (3-1-0)
Date & Time Saturday October 13, 2018, 8:00 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: Nashville Predators -222 / New York Islanders +155 --- Over/Under: 5.5
TV Channel
FS-Midwest, MSG+
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The New York Islanders take the ice with the Nashville Predators for the second time in the NHL season.

The New York Islanders go on the road for the second time looking for consecutive wins following a 4-0 victory against San Jose on Monday. The Sharks put rubber on the net with 35 shots but Martin Jones couldn’t win on his lonesome with three goals scored on 29 shots.

The balanced Islanders attack featured goals off the sticks of Anders Lee, Scott Mayfield Matt Martin and Casey Cizikas which made the 35 saves of Robin Lehner a winning performance.

The Nashville Predators rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 3-0 win versus visiting Winnipeg on Thursday. The dangerous Winnipeg offense was never a factor and Connor Hellebuyck fell to 2-2-0 with three goals scoring on 30 shots.

The Predators scoring came off the sticks of Ryan Hartman, Roman Josi and Ryan Johansen with Hartman adding an assist. Nashville received a strong performance in the nets from Pekka Rinne who recorded 29 saves.

Over is 5-0 in Islanders last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game and Islanders are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Central and over is 8-1-1 in Islanders last 10 vs. Central. Predators are 4-0 in their last 4 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game and Predators are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and Predators are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Metropolitan. Road team is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings and over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings and over is 3-1-2 in the last 6 meetings in Nashville. 

Both teams are coming off of shutout victories but goals are generally common when these teams meet…

over 5.5 // will update

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