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Canadiens visit New York Islanders in NHL clash

Montreal CanadiensNew York Islanders
Nov 17, 7:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum

Montreal Canadiens vs New York Islanders Odds

8-7-3TEAM RECORD4-8-3

The New York Islanders look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Canadiens arrive at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday.

The Islanders bring a 4-8-3 record to the battle against the 8-7-3 Canadiens. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 7-7-1 so far and the Canadiens go 6-9-3.

View Montreal vs NY Islanders Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Islanders as +105 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 29 (Islanders) and the No. 11 (Canadiens) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.1 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 18% while the Canadiens defense kills off 88.5% of their penalties.

The Canadiens were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 4-2 loser at home against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After playing Carolina are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

A few Canadiens at Islanders trends to consider:
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Montreal is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
Montreal is 12-5 SU in their last 17 games when playing NY Islanders
Montreal is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games
NY Islanders are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games when playing Montreal
NY Islanders are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Montreal
NY Islanders are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home

Next up:
Montreal home to NY Rangers, Saturday, November 19
NY Islanders home to Boston, Saturday, November 19

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