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NHL Betting Preview - New York Islanders Underdogs vs Philadelphia Flyers at Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the New York Islanders pay a visit to Wells Fargo Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Philadelphia Flyers in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -125 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.1-2.2 victory for the Flyers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Flyers sport a record of 36-32-8 heading into this matchup, while the New York Islanders sit at 35-28-12 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 33-34-9 for the Flyers and 38-32-5 for the Islanders. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Philadelphia Flyers) and the No. 27 (New York Islanders) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Philadelphia Flyers No. 21-ranked offense (2.63 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.04 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 19.31% rate while the Islanders have a 81.25% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 3-1 loser at home against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Senators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -115 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to New Jersey, Friday, March 31st
Philadelphia home to New Jersey, Saturday, April 1st