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Islanders Hate Facing the Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have won their last five games against the New York Islanders -- a trend that will inspire plenty of confidence in Habs backers when they take on the Isles in La Belle Province Sunday evening.

Shark Bites
  • The Canadiens are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games against the Eastern Conference.
  • The Islanders are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games as underdogs.
  • The Islanders are 1-7 SU in their last eight games against the Eastern Conference.

Bettors backing the favorites in this series have been coming up empty handed as of late. Underdogs have paid out in five out of the last six times the Canadiens and Islanders have collided.

The Canadiens (15-4-1) have looked like one of the best squads in the NHL in the 2015/16 campaign while performing especially well at home. Montreal is 8-2-1 on home ice on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting New York Islanders before puck drop in this match found them as 128 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.2 victory for the Canadiens. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New York Islanders have seen them go 10-7-3 so far this season, while the Canadiens are at 15-4-2. In totals betting, the Montreal Canadiens are 12-7-2, while the Islanders are 7-12-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs New York injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Montreal Canadiens and the No. 13-ranked New York Islanders, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 1-ranked offense (3.52 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.45 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 21.92% rate while the Islanders have a 85.25% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders's last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Islanders's last 9 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Montreal
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 7 games when playing Montreal
  • Montreal is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games
  • Montreal is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Montreal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Islanders

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