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NHL Betting Preview - Nashville Predators Underdogs vs New York Islanders at New York

The Nashville Predators will look to grab a road win when they take on the Islanders in New York at Barclays Center on Thursday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, New York sat as -120 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.7 win for the Predators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York will face the 3-0-0 Predators. In totals betting, the Islanders are 1-2 in over under betting so far this season while the Nashville Predators are 0-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Nashville injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 23-rated New York Islanders and the No. 20-ranked Nashville Predators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.33 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 2 at 0.67 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 20% while the Predators defense kills off 80% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nashville was a 3-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Devils. They won as -168 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Jets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -128 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nashville is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games
  • Nashville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nashville at Ottawa, Saturday, October 17th
New York home to San Jose, Saturday, October 17th