Hockey odds preview - New York vs. Philadelphia
New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Philadelphia vs New York battle on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center as the Flyers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Philadelphia battles the Islanders, currently with a 24-16-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 23-21-2 for the Flyers and 26-19-1 for the Islanders.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 7-rated Islanders taking on the No. 12-rated Flyers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 9-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 21.7% rate while the Islanders have a 80.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Hurricanes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +125 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +126 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Carolina are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Islanders at Flyers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games
NY Islanders are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
NY Islanders are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 14-3 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 20-5 SU in their last 25 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders at Buffalo, Friday, April 26
Philadelphia at Ottawa, Saturday, April 27