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New York Islanders host New Jersey Devils in hockey action


New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders
31-28-14 March 29, 2014, 07:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum 28-35-10



Hockey bettors look for value at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday as host New York battles the New Jersey Devils in hockey odds action.

The Devils will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 31-28-14 this season, while the Islanders are 28-35-10. New Jersey is 25-33-15 against the total, while New York is 42-30-1 versus the number.View New Jersey Devils vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Islanders rated this week at No. 26 and the Devils sitting at No. 15.

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Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at +103 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Lightning on March 27. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -225 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 New York's No. 15-ranked offense (2.79 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 16.4% rate while the Devils have a 86.75% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Devils at Islanders trends to consider:
New Jersey is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
New Jersey is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
New Jersey is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing NY Islanders
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
NY Islanders is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Islanders's last 15 games
NY Islanders is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of NY Islanders's last 15 games at home


Next up:
New Jersey home to Florida, Monday, March 31st
New York home to Florida, Tuesday, April 1st