New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Betting Matchup Report
New Jersey Devils vs New York Islanders Odds
The Islanders get a visit from the New Jersey Devils in hockey action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Supporters of the Devils have seen them go 3-1-3 so far this season, while the Islanders are at 4-2-1. In totals betting, the Islanders are 5-2, while the Devils are 3-4.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, New York sat as -115 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Islanders and the No. 14-ranked Devils, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 3-ranked offense (3.9 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 37.5% rate while the Devils have a 81.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -145 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Islanders were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Devils at Islanders trends to consider:
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Jersey's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
NY Islanders are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
New Jersey home to NY Rangers, Tuesday, February 5
NY Islanders home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, February 5