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New York Islanders Host Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Betting Action

The New York Islanders get a visit from the Chicago Blackhawks in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the New York Islanders as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 0.2-0 result in favor of the Islanders today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Chicago Blackhawks vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Islanders currently sport a record of 11-12-5. The Chicago Blackhawks are 19-8-4. Betting totals have seen the Islanders post a 12-11-4 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blackhawks have gone 8-16-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the New York Islanders, most recently No. 23 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Blackhawks, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 19-ranked offense (2.61 goals per game) against a Chicago Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.29 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 12.82% rate while the Blackhawks have a 72.73% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blackhawks were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Blue Jackets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at -140 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
  • Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 7-18 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Saturday, December 17th
New York at Buffalo, Friday, December 16th

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