NHL Hockey - Preview

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Columbus Blue Jackets and the New York Islanders meet at Nassau Coliseum.

The Blue Jackets were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +165 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Devils. Bettors on New York at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 1-0-0 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games at home
NY Islanders are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing Columbus

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Columbus:
Team record: 0-1-0 SU, ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
is 8-4 SU in their last 12 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing NY Islanders

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing Calgary are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Columbus at Buffalo, Thursday, October 10
NY Islanders home to Phoenix, Tuesday, October 8