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NHL Betting Preview - New York Islanders Underdogs vs Los Angeles Kings at Los Angeles

The visiting New York Islanders hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at STAPLES Center against the Los Angeles Kings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Los Angeles Kings as -152 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-1.6 result in favor of the Kings today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-2-1 this season, while the Kings are 3-0-1. New York is 1-4 on the totals; Los Angeles is 2-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (Los Angeles Kings) and the No. 30 (New York Islanders) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 3.25 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 15 at 3 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 15.79% while the Islanders defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Islanders were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-2 winner at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Los Angeles at -186 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • NY Islanders is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Los Angeles is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at New York, Thursday, October 19th
Los Angeles home to Montreal, Wednesday, October 18th