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New York Islanders Face the Columbus Blue Jackets: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

NHL betting odds interest swings to the New York Islanders at Columbus battle on Saturday at Nationwide Arena as the Blue Jackets try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one found them earlier as 122 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Islanders to win this game 3.3-2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Columbus Blue Jackets sport a record of 11-17-2 heading into this matchup, while the New York Islanders sit at 16-8-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-15-3 for the Blue Jackets and 10-16-3 for the Islanders. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Columbus Blue Jackets, most recently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New York Islanders, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.41 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 18.37% while the Islanders defense kills off 85.39% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They won as -129 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Columbus was a 6-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Jets. They lost as +141 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • NY Islanders is 8-14-1 SU in its last 23 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games when playing Columbus
  • NY Islanders is 3-9-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Columbus
  • Columbus is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Columbus's last 12 games
  • Columbus is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to New Jersey, Sunday, December 13th
Columbus home to Tampa Bay, Monday, December 14th