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Moneyline Favors the New York Rangers in Battle with the New York Islanders – Betting Odds and Pick

The New York Rangers will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the New York Islanders pay a visit to Madison Square Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the New York Rangers as -136 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.2 win for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Rangers are 45-26-9 so far on the season. The New York Islanders, meanwhile, are 44-26-9. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen New York go 37-28-15 and the Islanders go 32-40-7 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs New York injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 17-rated New York Rangers and the No. 22-ranked New York Islanders, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.61 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 19.72% while the Islanders defense kills off 85.14% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on New York at +166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Lightning on April 05. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Buffalo, Saturday, April 9th
New York home to Detroit, Saturday, April 9th