Pittsburgh Penguins vs. NY Islanders Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/27/2023]

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. NY Islanders Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/27/2023]

The NY Islanders will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL action at UBS Arena on Wednesday, starting at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Wednesday's Penguins vs. Islanders matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Penguins vs. Islanders Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NHL game between the Penguins and Islanders 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives the Islanders a 52% chance of beating the Penguins.

According to our model, the Penguins (+1.5) have a 70% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 54% chance of going under.

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Penguins vs. Islanders Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Penguins Islanders
Puck Line +1.5 (-250) -1.5 (+205)
Moneyline -105 -112
Total o6 (-112) u6 (-105)
  • The Islanders are currently -1.5 favorites against the Penguins, with +205 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Penguins (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -250. In a sign of how close this game is expected to be, both the Islanders and Penguins are currently at minus-money betting odds on the moneyline.

  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Islanders at -112. That means you can risk $112 to win $100 for a total payout of $212 if they get the W.

  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Penguins at -105, where you can risk $105 to win $100 for a total payout of $205 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored sits at 6 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -112, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -105.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Penguins vs. Islanders Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Penguins +1.5 -250
Moneyline Islanders -112
Total Under 6 -105


Our NHL best bets are based on complex modeling and betting expertise to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Penguins vs. Islanders Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Penguins vs. Islanders?

According to our model, Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel is most likely to score the first goal in Penguins vs. Islanders.

Our projections give Guentzel an 8.7% chance of scoring the first goal at UBS Arena, while the Penguins star is a 38.5% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Pittsburgh Penguins

Player First Goal Probability
Jake Guentzel 8.7%
Sidney Crosby 6.6%
Evgeni Malkin 5.0%
Reilly Smith 4.4%
Erik Karlsson 3.9%

NY Islanders

Player First Goal Probability
Brock Nelson 7.1%
Bo Horvat 6.2%
Anders Lee 4.5%
Kyle Palmieri 4.5%
Mathew Barzal 3.9%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Pittsburgh Penguins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jake Guentzel 38.5%
Sidney Crosby 38.2%
Evgeni Malkin 27.4%
Reilly Smith 24.3%
Erik Karlsson 21.1%

NY Islanders

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Brock Nelson 33.1%
Bo Horvat 33.1%
Anders Lee 26.1%
Mathew Barzal 21.7%
Kyle Palmieri 21.3%
Remember, our model updates often, so refresh this page for the latest betting insights before the Penguins vs. Islanders on Wednesday December 27, 2023.

Penguins vs. Islanders Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Islanders and Penguins at UBS Arena is scheduled to commence at 7:30PM ET.


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Kevin Hansen
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Kevin Hansen specializes in NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL content, using data-driven insights for sports betting. He provides simple, actionable betting tips to help bettors find an edge and pick winners.

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