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New York Islanders vs Boston Bruins Betting Preview

Boston BruinsNew York Islanders
March 31, 1:00 PM | Nassau Coliseum

Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Odds

45-28-4TEAM RECORD33-33-11

The New York Islanders will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Boston Bruins invade Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.

The Islanders are 33-33-11 so far on the season. The Bruins, meanwhile, are 45-28-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 39-33-5 and the Bruins go 43-31-3 on the totals.

View Boston vs NY Islanders Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Islanders in this one will find them as +130 underdogs on the NHL money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 2-rated Bruins taking on the No. 24-rated Islanders in this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 19.3% while the Bruins defense kills off 83.4% of their penalties.

In their last action, Boston was a 3-2 loser at home against the Capitals. Bettors on Washington at +160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Penguins on March 29. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Bruins at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games on the road
Boston is 13-4 SU in their last 17 games when playing NY Islanders
Boston is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
NY Islanders are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at NY Rangers, Sunday, April 1
NY Islanders home to Ottawa, Sunday, April 1