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NHL Game Preview - Flyers underdogs vs Islanders at New York


Philadelphia Flyers

New York Islanders
2-7-0 October 26, 2013, 07:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum 4-3-3



Hockey bettors look for value at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday as host New York battles the Philadelphia Flyers in hockey odds action.

New York will face the 2-7-0 Flyers. In totals betting, the Islanders are 6-3-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flyers are 1-7-1 favoring the OVER.

View Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before puck drop in this match found them as 134-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Islanders and the No. 28-ranked Flyers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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The Flyers were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -146 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Islanders were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +188 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.78 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 30.3% while the Flyers defense kills off 82.5% of their penalties.

A few Flyers at Islanders trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 11 games
Philadelphia is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
NY Islanders is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games
NY Islanders is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games at home
NY Islanders is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games when playing Philadelphia


Next up:
Philadelphia at Anaheim, Tuesday, October 29th
New York at New York, Tuesday, October 29th

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