Islanders v Tampa. Prediction: Kucherov, Vasilevsky and Sergachev will pack Varlamov’s suitcase
Odds of the bookmakers for the 6th match of the series NHL match “Islanders” – “Tampa”
Bookmakers are confident that the NHL match “Islanders” – “Tampa” on September 18 will not be effective: total over 5.5 goals goes for 2.32, and total under 5.5 goals – for 1.75. A draw in regular time is available at bookmakers at odds of 4.30. The goal in the first minute is 12.50.
Analysis and prediction of the 6th Stanley Cup semi-final match “Islanders” – “Tampa”
The pandemic is a thing of the past, hockey fans have a lot to choose from. The KHL is gaining momentum, and the most delicious is coming to the NHL. The league returned to action after a forced pause after 4.5 months, the first round of the Stanley Cup quickly came to a logical conclusion, absolutely five or six matches took place in all pairs. But the semifinals of the conferences turned out to be gorgeous: as many as three seventh games.
Spartak – SKA. Prediction: Bragin and Burdasov will not allow Znark to take revenge on the former club again
Red and White were left without Lechter and Radil, the attack will be very difficult.
Let us remind you that the division into hosts and guests will be conditional until the end of the season, all clubs will be in absolutely equal conditions. Dallas have dealt with Vegas in five matches and are resting before the final, now it is the turn of the Eastern Conference. Here, on September 18, the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning will continue to sort things out. The teams will enter the ice of the Rogers Place arena in Edmonton at 3:00 Moscow time.
The score in the series 3-2 in favor of the “lightning”, the intrigue is alive. Barry Trotz’s charges the day before survived in two overtimes (2: 1 OT). The winning goal took place already in the 93rd minute. Not Tampa vs. Columbus, of course, but not bad either. The opponent was again missing Braden Point, which continues to heal the injury.
Actually, the alignment is as simple as possible: with Point John Cooper’s wards won three out of three possible victories. Without him, on the contrary, they suffered two defeats. According to insiders, the best center forward of the team is seriously at risk of missing the sixth meeting.
Torpedo – Severstal. Prediction: Nemirovsky and Razin will not spare the goalkeepers in Nizhny
In the three previous meetings, these opponents have scored at least five goals.
Of course, this increases the chances of the “islanders”, although not everything is so simple. If in the third match (where Point was not included in the application for the first time) the favorite made a lot of mistakes and looked worse than usual, then the day before he showed vigorous hockey. Moreover, Tampa actually looked better and had enough opportunities to close the series.
There are several missed chances, and a goal canceled after a request at 1: 1, and an unused removal of Anthony Beauville at the very end of the third period. Semyon Varlamov pulled a lot, who, after the decisive puck, made a fish out of emotion. But the second time, “New York” is unlikely to be so lucky.
On Wednesday, they scored almost everything they created. Just look at the statistics – 24 shots on target in 90 minutes. Lightning, by comparison, has 37. Therefore, it seems that nominal guests will be able to finish what they started even in the absence of Point. Just because the Islanders are bad at building.
Sochi – Lokomotiv. Forecast: Skabelka, Lander and Tkachev will crush Rubtsov and Tochitsky
Yaroslavl won in six previous head-to-head matches in regulation time.
The series must be finished as quickly as possible, and so that Dallas does not get a big advantage in freshness due to additional days of rest. Most likely, we won’t see a lot of goals, but Tampa will still reach the Stanley Cup final. We would choose between W2 at 2.10 and ITM 2 Islanders at 2.16.
Kevin Shattenkirk made a natural import the day before and cut off the team. Against the background of fatigue, the likelihood of such errors rises, this is normal. The Lightning have learned to survive in viscous hockey if necessary and to achieve results, which was proved by the series against Columbus. Perhaps the Isles will have moments on big holidays.
Prediction and bets on the 6th match of the Islanders series – Tampa on September
“Tampa” had the advantage the day before even without the Point. Too much coincided: Varlamov was dragging, the Islanders implemented almost everything they had created, and at a key moment Kevin Shattenkirk brought it in. It seems that the “lightning” will work on the mistakes and squeeze the thorny opponent. Dallas is already waiting.