New York Islanders vs Dallas Stars Betting Matchup Report
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New York Islanders
|20-14-7||January 06, 2014, 07:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum||14-22-7|
The New York Islanders look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Stars arrive at Nassau Coliseum on Monday.
The Islanders sit at 14-22-7 on the season; in comparison, the Stars are currently 20-14-7. Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 22-20-1 OU, and Dallas is 21-17-3 OU.
View Dallas Stars vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Islanders as 100 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Islanders and the No. 18-rated Stars in this matchup.
The Stars were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
The Islanders were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.02 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 17.39% while the Stars defense kills off 81.29% of their penalties.
Dallas at New Jersey, Thursday, January 9th
New York at Toronto, Tuesday, January 7th