Hockey Matchup - New York Islanders New York Rangers Odds Preview

New York RangersNew York Islanders
April 13, 7:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum

New York Rangers vs New York Islanders Odds

20-16-4TEAM RECORD21-16-4

Hockey bettors look for value at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday as host New York battles the New York Rangers in hockey odds action.

The Islanders sport records of 21-16-4 heading into this matchup, while the Rangers sit at 20-16-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 22-18-1 for the Islanders and 12-20-8 for the Rangers.

View NY Rangers vs NY Islanders Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, New York sat as -110 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Islanders rated this week at No. 11 and the Rangers sitting at No. 16.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 8-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 20.9% rate while the Rangers have a 82.2% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, New York was a 3-2 winner at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on New York at -162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Bruins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +135 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Rangers last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
NY Rangers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the NY Rangers last 12 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 9 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
NY Islanders are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the NY Islanders last 12 games when playing NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers at Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 16
NY Islanders home to Florida, Tuesday, April 16

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