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New York Islanders vs Boston Bruins Odds Preview with Prediction

The Boston Bruins will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the New York Islanders pay a visit to TD Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting New York Islanders in this one, they Islanders listed earlier today as underdogs of 122 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 6, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-2 victory for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 16-9-3 this season, while the Bruins are 13-9-4. New York is 19-8-1 on the totals; Boston is 13-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs New York injuries news.

The Boston Bruins sit at No. 26 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Islanders sit at a No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.74 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.17 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 18.67% while the Islanders defense kills off 79.22% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Penguins on December 07. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -217 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games
  • NY Islanders is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 4-15 ATS in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Washington, Monday, December 11th
Boston at Detroit, Wednesday, December 13th