New York earned a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at MTS Centre.
New York won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Frans Nielsen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Islanders. New York got goals from P.A. Parenteau and Michael Grabner in the victory. Parenteau opened the scoring at 8:17 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 19-save effort for the Islanders.
Winnipeg got goals from Nik Antropov and Andrew Ladd in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg outshot New York 38-33 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Rangers. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.