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The division rival Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Nassau Coliseum.

In their last action, Carolina was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Carolina at +130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on January 2. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

New York:
Team record: 14-21-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing at home against Carolina
NY Islanders are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Carolina:
Team record: 16-16-9 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Carolina home to Nashville, Sunday, January 5
NY Islanders home to Dallas, Monday, January 6