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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the New York Islanders and the New York Rangers meet at Madison Square Garden.
Last time out for New York, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +100 were rewarded, while the 10 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Bruins on February 12. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 7-5-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
NY Rangers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Team record: 4-7-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 10 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 13 of the NY Islanders last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Carolina are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
NY Islanders home to New Jersey, Saturday, February 16
NY Rangers home to Washington, Sunday, February 17