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New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New Jersey Devils will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Islanders invade Prudential Center on Monday.
The Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 16-16-3 this season, while the Devils are 15-11-9. New York is 20-14-1 on the totals; New Jersey is 15-14-6.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Devils and the No. 15-rated Islanders in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 23-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 17.7% rate while the Islanders have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
New York lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Penguins on March 30. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New Jersey was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They lost as +105 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Islanders at Devils trends to consider:
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing New Jersey
NY Islanders are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing New Jersey
NY Islanders are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
New Jersey is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders home to Winnipeg, Tuesday, April 2
New Jersey at Boston, Thursday, April 4