The New York Islanders had an eleven-game losing streak in November. At that time, coach Barry Trotz told the Islanders that they could look at the 2018-2019 St. Louis Blues are an inspiration and compete for the Stanley Cup. However, the Blues vs Islanders game will show that the Islanders are far from becoming title contenders this year.
Last Thursday, New York lost to the Vancouver Canucks. However, they are well-rested going into the game against St. Louis, as per people who bet on hockey.
Blues vs Islanders Betting Prediction and Pick
According to software bookie experts, Thursday’s misfortune denoted the subsequent straight time the Islanders wasted a third-period lead and squandered a chance to acquire some energy. On Tuesday night, New York covered a five-game excursion by surrendering the last three goals to the Stanley Cup-battling Colorado Avalanche in a 5-3 misfortune.
Yet, the Islanders have generally been floating during the last three months. Also, they are 15-13-3 since snapping the 11-game losing streak on December 7. As a result, they entered the end of the week 19 points behind the Washington Capitals in the race for the second Eastern Conference wild card. In addition, they are using up all available time to match the Blues’ accomplishment in 2018-19. As a result, St. Louis positioned toward the end in the NHL in points toward the beginning of January that season before mobilizing to win its first Stanley Cup.
Blues vs Islanders Betting Prediction
- Game: St. Louis Blues vs New York Islanders
- Date and Time: March 5, 2022, at 1:30 PM ET
- Location: UBS Arena
NHL Betting Prediction: Bet on New York at +110
The Islands need to start winning to qualify for the playoffs this season. That’s enough motivation to make them cover the spread against the Blues.