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Boston Bruins Face the New York Islanders: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The visiting Boston Bruins hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Barclays Center against the New York Islanders.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Islanders were listed earlier today as 102 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 6.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-1.2 win for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the New York Islanders are 20-15-4 overall while the Boston Bruins are 21-10-6. As for the totals, New York is 26-11-2 on the OU, and Boston is 17-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.

The New York Islanders sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Bruins sit at a No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.49 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.54 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 21.21% while the Bruins defense kills off 84.07% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -167 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Islanders were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +116 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Islanders's last 9 games
  • NY Islanders is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Florida, Thursday, January 4th
New York at Philadelphia, Thursday, January 4th