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New York Islanders take on Hurricanes in hockey test

New York IslandersCarolina Hurricanes
Jan 3, 7:00 PM | PNC Arena

New York Islanders vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds

13-17-6TEAM RECORD13-21-6

The Hurricanes get a visit from the New York Islanders in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Islanders will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 13-17-6 this season, while the Hurricanes are 13-21-6. New York is 17-17-2 against the total, while Carolina is 23-15-2 versus the number.

View NY Islanders vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Hurricanes as -130 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Hurricanes sit at No. 29 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Islanders sit at a No. 27 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 13.7% rate while the Islanders have a 82.2% rate on the penalty kill.

New York was a 4-1 winner in its last match at home against the Oilers. They won as -130 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Hurricanes were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Islanders at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the NY Islanders last 13 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing on the road against Carolina
NY Islanders are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games on the road
Carolina is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games
Carolina is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
NY Islanders at Anaheim, Friday, January 6
Carolina home to Buffalo, Friday, January 6