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New York Islanders at Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Odds Preview with Pick

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting New York Islanders dueling the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets were listed earlier today as 113 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.4-3.2 win for the Blue Jackets. 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

This season the Columbus Blue Jackets are 0-6-0 overall while the New York Islanders are 3-1-1. As for the totals, Columbus is 5-1 on the OU, and New York is 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs New York injuries news.

The Islanders - Blue Jackets odds would favor the Blue Jackets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Columbus is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.17 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 26.09% while the Islanders defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York was a 6-3 winner in its last match at home against the Sharks. They won as favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -235 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Columbus
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games when playing Columbus
  • NY Islanders is 2-9-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Columbus
  • Columbus is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Columbus is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Columbus's last 8 games
  • Columbus is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Boston, Friday, October 23rd
Columbus at Minnesota, Thursday, October 22nd