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Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Pick and Betting Preview

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between New York and Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, with the host Islanders trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Detroit Red Wings before puck drop in this match found them as 158 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 6, according to BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.5 win for the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the New York Islanders are 18-12-3 overall while the Detroit Red Wings are 12-13-7. As for the totals, New York is 22-10-1 on the OU, and Detroit is 16-16. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Detroit injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 8-ranked New York Islanders and the No. 16-rated Detroit Red Wings in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 2-ranked offense (3.58 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.22 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 20.18% rate while the Red Wings have a 82.88% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Detroit was a 3-1 winner at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Detroit at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -141 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Islanders's last 10 games
  • NY Islanders is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 20th
New York home to Anaheim, Thursday, December 21st