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

The Columbus Blue Jackets get a visit from the New York Islanders in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed earlier today as -151 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Islanders to win this game 3.4-2.1. 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 New York Islanders will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 29-21-10 this season, while the Blue Jackets are 37-16-5. New York is 31-24-5 against the total, while Columbus is 24-30-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Columbus Blue Jackets) and the No. 6 (New York Islanders) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.22 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.92 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 22.22% while the Islanders defense kills off 79.89% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +149 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +126 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Columbus
  • Columbus is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games
  • Columbus is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Columbus is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home

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