NHL Game Preview - Senators underdogs vs Islanders at New York
Ottawa Senators vs New York Islanders Odds
The visiting Senators hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Nassau Coliseum against the New York Islanders.
This season the Islanders are 13-12-3 overall while the Senators are 15-8-6. As for the totals, New York is 17-11 on the OU, and Ottawa is 7-17-5.
The Senators were listed as +-131 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Islanders at No. 13 and the Senators at No. 8 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 10-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 23.8% rate while the Senators have a 88.7% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 4-1 winner at home against the Jets. Bettors on Ottawa at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Panthers on March 16. Bettors who backed the Islanders at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 8-2
After playing Winnipeg are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Senators at Islanders trends to consider:
Ottawa is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ottawa's last 9 games when playing NY Islanders
Ottawa is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa
NY Islanders are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the NY Islanders last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
Ottawa home to Boston, Thursday, March 21
NY Islanders home to Montreal, Thursday, March 21