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NHL Betting Line Favors the New York Islanders over the Vancouver Canucks Thursday

Rogers Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Vancouver Canucks and the visiting New York Islanders on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Islanders were listed as -145 favorites on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3-2.4 victory for the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Islanders vs Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New York Islanders have seen them go 31-23-11 so far this season, while the Canucks are at 28-30-8. In totals betting, the Vancouver Canucks are 25-29-12, while the Islanders are 34-26-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Vancouver Canucks, most recently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New York Islanders, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Vancouver Canucks No. 28-ranked offense (2.32 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.98 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 13.92% rate while the Islanders have a 80.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Islanders were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +152 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Canadiens at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -152 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Islanders is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • NY Islanders is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Vancouver
  • NY Islanders is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
  • Vancouver is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Vancouver is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games at home
  • Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at St. Louis, Saturday, March 11th
Vancouver home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 11th