Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Preview


New York Islanders

Nashville Predators
2-1-1 October 12, 2013, 08:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena 1-3-0



The Nashville Predators look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Islanders arrive at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday.

The Predators currently sports a record of 1-3-0. The Islanders are 2-1-1. Betting totals have seen the Predators post a 1-2-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Islanders have gone 2-2 against the number.

View New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Islanders listed earlier today as underdogs of 110 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

This game puts the Predators, most recently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Islanders, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

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New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on October 11. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 28-ranked offense (1.5 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 14.29% rate while the Islanders have a 90.91% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
New York at Buffalo, Tuesday, October 15th
Nashville at Florida, Tuesday, October 15th
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