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Islanders vs Devils Hockey Game Preview

New York IslandersNew Jersey Devils
Jan 31, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Odds

3-2-1TEAM RECORD3-0-2

The New Jersey Devils battle the visiting New York Islanders on Thursday in NHL betting action at Prudential Center.

This season the Devils are 3-0-2 overall while the Islanders are 3-2-1. As for the totals, New Jersey is 1-4 on the OU, and New York is 4-2.

View NY Islanders vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Devils as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Devils sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Islanders sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 22-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Islanders have a 95% rate on the penalty kill.

The Islanders were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +180 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Bruins. Bettors on Boston at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Islanders at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing New Jersey
NY Islanders are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 5 games at home
New Jersey is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Jersey's last 11 games
New Jersey is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing NY Islanders

Next up:
NY Islanders home to New Jersey, Sunday, February 3
New Jersey at Pittsburgh, Saturday, February 2