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Moneyline Favors the Chicago Blackhawks in Battle with the New York Islanders – Betting Odds and Pick

The New York Islanders will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blackhawks in Chicago at United Center on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting New York Islanders in this one, they Islanders listed earlier today as underdogs of 127 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 6.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.6-2.2 win for the Blackhawks 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 Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

22-17-6 Chicago battles the Islanders, currently with a 23-20-4 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 19-24-2 for the Blackhawks and 31-13-3 for the Islanders. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago Blackhawks, most recently No. 20 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New York Islanders, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 12-ranked offense (3.02 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 31 at 3.68 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 15.57% rate while the Islanders have a 73.29% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 loser at home against the Bruins. Bettors on Boston at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Red Wings on January 14. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at +180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games
  • NY Islanders is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
  • Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chicago is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Arizona, Monday, January 22nd
Chicago home to Tampa Bay, Monday, January 22nd