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Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Islanders Betting Odds and Pick

The New York Islanders battle the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Barclays Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Islanders were listed earlier today as -200 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

A 3-2.8 result in favor of the Islanders is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Islanders bring a 41-25-9 record to the battle against the 30-38-8 Blue Jackets. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 29-39-7 so far and the Blue Jackets go 36-35-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Columbus injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 24-ranked New York Islanders and the No. 18-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.12 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 18.66% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 80.99% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -216 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 2-1 winner at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on New York at -166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
  • Columbus is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 7 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Columbus
  • NY Islanders is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Carolina, Saturday, April 2nd
New York home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, April 2nd