Devils play host to the Islanders
The OVER/UNDER has gone 3-6-1 over the past 10 games between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils as those teams hit the ice together in NHL action on Friday night.
The Islanders went 3-2 against the Devils in their five meetings last season, improving them to 5-5 over their past 10 games against New Jersey. Three of last year's five Islanders vs. Devils matchups turned into UNDER results.
The visitors opened as 105 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
This game matches up the No. 11 (Devils) and the No. 7 (Islanders) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -170 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
A few Islanders at Devils trends to consider:
NY Islanders is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
NY Islanders is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games on the road
New Jersey is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games
New Jersey is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
New York at Columbus, Saturday, October 5th
New Jersey at Edmonton, Monday, October 7th