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New York Islanders vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Matchup Report


Edmonton Oilers

New York Islanders
1-5-1 October 17, 2013, 07:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum 2-2-2



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

The Islanders sit at 2-2-2 on the season; in comparison, the Oilers are currently 1-5-1. Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 3-2-1 OU, and Edmonton is 5-2 OU.

View Edmonton Oilers vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Edmonton before puck drop in this match found them as 129-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 6, ccording to BetOnline.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Islanders at No. 7 and the Oilers at No. 18 heading into this contest.

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Edmonton lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Penguins on October 15. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

New York lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Sabres on October 15. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 3.17 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 30 at 4.57 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 22.22% while the Oilers defense kills off 66.67% of their penalties.

A few Oilers at Islanders trends to consider:
Edmonton is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
NY Islanders is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Islanders is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Islanders's last 7 games at home
NY Islanders is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Edmonton


Next up:
Edmonton at Ottawa, Saturday, October 19th
New York at Hartford , Saturday, October 19th