New York Islanders vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
New York pays a visit to Toronto on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Maple Leafs bats in hockey action at Air Canada Centre.
The Islanders will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 1-1 this season, while the Maple Leafs are 2-1. New York is 1-1 against the total, while Toronto is 1-2 versus the number.
Sportsbooks had set the Maple Leafs as -126 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game puts the Maple Leafs, most recently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Islanders, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 20% while the Islanders defense kills off 100% of their penalties.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -102 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Toronto won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Penguins on January 23. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Islanders at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the NY Islanders last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
Toronto16-5-1 SU in their last 22 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
NY Islanders at Boston, Friday, January 25
Toronto at NY Rangers, Saturday, January 26