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NHL Betting Line Favors the Detroit Red Wings over the New York Islanders Saturday

The Detroit Red Wings will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the New York Islanders pay a visit to Joe Louis Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Detroit Red Wings as -115 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.8-2.7 victory for the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit will face the 26-17-6 Islanders. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 18-24-9 in over under betting so far this season while the New York Islanders are 19-26-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs New York injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 16-rated New York Islanders taking on the No. 15-rated Detroit Red Wings in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 22-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.53 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 17.9% rate while the Islanders have a 87.07% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -158 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Red Wings were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at -162 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Islanders's last 9 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • NY Islanders is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing NY Islanders

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Edmonton, Sunday, February 7th
Detroit home to Florida, Monday, February 8th