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New York Islanders home to Flames in hockey betting action


Calgary Flames

New York Islanders
21-28-7 February 06, 2014, 07:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum 22-28-8



The New York Islanders will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Calgary Flames invade Nassau Coliseum on Thursday.

The Flames will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 21-28-7 this season, while the Islanders are 22-28-8. Calgary is 26-29-1 against the total, while New York is 32-25-1 versus the number.

View Calgary Flames vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Islanders in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -163 on most hockey betting menus early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Islanders at No. 13 and the Flames at No. 27 heading into this contest.

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Last time out for Calgary, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -175 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York was a 1-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Capitals. They won as +106 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.76 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.12 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 16.49% while the Flames defense kills off 79.89% of their penalties.

A few Flames at Islanders trends to consider:
Calgary is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Calgary is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
Calgary is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Calgary is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders's last 9 games
NY Islanders is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Calgary at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 8th
New York home to Colorado, Saturday, February 8th