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The New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Nassau Coliseum.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at +120 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Red Wings on December 23. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 11-20-7 SU, ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing New Jersey
NY Islanders are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against New Jersey
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
Team record: 15-16-8 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Columbus are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
New Jersey home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, December 31
NY Islanders at Minnesota, Sunday, December 29