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New York Rangers vs New York Islanders Odds
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.
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.
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
NY Rangers at Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 16
NY Islanders home to Florida, Tuesday, April 16