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New York Islanders vs. Winnipeg Jets - 12/4/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Winnipeg Jets (16-8-2) at New York Islanders (13-9-3)
Date & Time Tuesday December 4, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: New York Islanders +131 / Winnipeg Jets -145 --- Over/Under: 5.5
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The New York Islanders welcome the Winnipeg Jets to town for a Tuesday NHL tilt.

The Winnipeg Jets look to extend their winning streak to four games following a 4-3 SO victory at the NY Rangers on Sunday. Jesper Fast, Marc Staal and Chris Kreider all lit the lamp for New York for a 3-0 lead. Staal also had an assist and Mika Zibanejad added two helpers for the Rangers with Henrik Lundqvist recording 39 stops.

Mark Scheifele, Jack Roslovic and Bryan Little supplied Winnipeg with regulation goals with Scheifele and Patrik Laine scoring in the shootout (2-1). Jacob Trouba assisted twice for the Jets and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 16 shots for the win.

The New York Islanders defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday to end a two game skid. Markus Hannikainen and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored in the second for a 2-0 Columbus lead while Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 29 shots to get the loss.

Anders Lee, Anthony Beauvillier and Casey Cizikas lit the lamp for New York. Scott Mayfield and Jordan Eberle supplied two assists each and Thomas Greiss recorded 28 saves to pick up the win for the Islanders. 

Over is 5-0-2 in Jets last 7 road games and over is 3-0-1 in Jets last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and over is 4-0 in Jets last 4 games following a win. Islanders are 0-6 in their last 6 vs. Central and Islanders are 5-0 in their last 5 Tuesday games and over is 4-0 in Islanders last 4 Tuesday games. Over is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings and road team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings and Jets are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings. 

Winnipeg has been scoring and giving up goals so I’m looking at the over…

over 5.5 // will update

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