NHL Matchups  >>  Tampa Bay Lightning vs. NY Islanders Islanders Preview 01/21/2013

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Nassau Coliseum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lightning listed as 121-moneyline favorites versus the Islanders, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -115 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Islanders were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York:
Team record: 0-1-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 1-0-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing NY Islanders

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Tampa Bay at Carolina, Tuesday, January 22
NY Islanders at Toronto, Thursday, January 24