NHL Playoffs 2020 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders Game Six: Predictions, picks and bets


September 17, 2020 4:17 PM

The New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning continue to fight for a Stanley Cup place tonight with Game Six of the ECF.

Will the Lightning close out or can the Isles send this to a massive Game Seven? NHL Bet Hub predictions below 👇


Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup


Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Islanders +1.5

💵 Moneyline: Lightning (-161*)

☝ Over/Under: o5.5 total goals

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🔥 BEST: Puck line

Islanders +1.5 has a 64% probability

The Islanders have covered in every game but one this series and our model has them at least getting within a goal again here.

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💵 Moneyline

Lightning (-161*) to win has a 60% probability

Tampa Bay are the favorites for this one and our model has them at a 60% chance of sending the Islanders home.

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☝ Over/Under

Total goals over 5.5 has a 5.3% edge against the sportsbooks

The sportsbooks don’t think this is much of a chance but our model likes the over here. A huge 5.3% edge can be gained on the books with this bet.

🏒 Dimers' take-out

The Islanders pulled off the Game Five win in OT and our model thinks this will be another tight one. If you’re keen for some action, check out our reviews of the sportsbooks in your state, here.


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*Odds and probabilities correct at time of publishing.