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New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New Jersey Devils battle the visiting New York Islanders on Tuesday in NHL betting action at Prudential Center.
The Devils sit at 45-28-6 on the season; in comparison, the Islanders are currently 33-35-11. Looking to wager on the totals? New Jersey is 36-32-11 OU, and New York is 41-33-5 OU.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Islanders listed as underdogs of +-200 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Devils and the No. 24-rated Islanders in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 11-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Islanders have a 81% rate on the penalty kill.
New York was a 5-1 loser in its last match at home against the Senators. They lost as -111 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Hurricanes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at -125 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Islanders at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games on the road
NY Islanders are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
New Jersey is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing NY Islanders
New Jersey is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Islanders home to Winnipeg, Thursday, April 5
New Jersey at Detroit, Thursday, April 5