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Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Odds
The visiting Bruins hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Nassau Coliseum against the New York Islanders.
This season the Islanders are 8-10-1 overall while the Bruins are 11-2-2. As for the totals, New York is 12-7 on the OU, and Boston is 7-8.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Islanders rated this week at No. 8 and the Bruins sitting at No. 2.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 8-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 24.4% rate while the Bruins have a 94.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Boston won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Panthers on February 24. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New Jersey are 2-8
After playing Carolina are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bruins at Islanders trends to consider:
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Boston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 8 games
Boston home to Ottawa, Thursday, February 28
NY Islanders home to Toronto, Thursday, February 28