The New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning will meet in Game 3 of the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night. The Islanders are down 2-0 and have struggled against the Lightning so far, losing game two in the last minute of the game, 2-1.

A few players to keep your eyes on throughout the series are Josh Bailey and Mathew Barzal for the Islanders while Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov are leading Tampa Bay in points.

Eastern Conference Final 

New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

When: Friday, September 11
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: USA Network
Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free)

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Prediction: I’m sticking with the under in this one and would expect a low scoring game between these two. Under 5.

Game 1: Lightning 8, Islanders 2
Game 2: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m ET 
Game 3: 
Friday, Sept. 11, 8 p.m. ET 
Game 4: 
Sunday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m. ET 
*Game 5: 
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 8 p.m. ET
*Game 6: 
Thursday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. ET
*Game 7: 
Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. ET

*if necessary

NHL Odds and Betting Lines

NHL odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds last updated Friday at 5:15 p.m. ET.

Tampa Bay Lightning (-150) vs. New York Islanders (+115)

Over/Under: 5 O: -139  U: +115

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