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New York Islanders vs Boston Bruins Pick and Betting Preview

New York pays a visit to Boston on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Bruins snipers in hockey action at TD Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting New York Islanders before puck drop in this match found them as 109 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.1-2.5 win for the Bruins on Saturday. 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

Supporters of the New York Islanders have seen them go 37-20-8 so far this season, while the Bruins are at 38-23-8. In totals betting, the Boston Bruins are 31-30-8, while the Islanders are 26-34-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs New York injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Boston Bruins and the No. 6-ranked New York Islanders, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 3-ranked offense (3.04 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.51 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 20.71% rate while the Islanders have a 85.86% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York was a 4-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Maple Leafs. They lost as -157 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Bruins were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +167 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Islanders
  • Boston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against NY Islanders
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Islanders

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Florida, Monday, March 14th
Boston at San Jose, Tuesday, March 15th