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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - New York Rangers vs New York Islanders

The New York Islanders will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the New York Rangers invade Barclays Center on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, New York sat as -115 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

A 3.3-2.4 result in favor of the Rangers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

23-15-5 New York battles the Rangers, currently with a 23-14-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-23-4 for the Islanders and 19-18-5 for the Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the New York Islanders at No. 18 and the New York Rangers at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 10-ranked offense (2.77 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.62 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 17.6% rate while the Rangers have a 80.29% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New York, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at -170 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Rangers's last 13 games
  • NY Rangers is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 7 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 6 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders's last 5 games when playing NY Rangers

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Philadelphia, Saturday, January 16th
New York home to Vancouver, Sunday, January 17th