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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - St. Louis Blues vs New York Islanders

The visiting St. Louis Blues hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Barclays Center against the New York Islanders.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Islanders were listed earlier today as 113 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Islanders to win this game 3.2-2.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

St. Louis Blues vs New York Islanders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the New York Islanders are 10-10-5 overall while the St. Louis Blues are 15-7-4. As for the totals, New York is 11-10-4 on the OU, and St. Louis is 10-10-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs St. Louis injuries news.

The New York Islanders sit at No. 22 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Blues sit at a No. 10 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.64 goals per game, against a Blues defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.77 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 12.86% while the Blues defense kills off 87.63% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canadiens on December 06. Bettors who backed the Blues at -174 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +125 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • NY Islanders is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Islanders is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Islanders is 6-17 ATS in its last 23 games at home
  • NY Islanders is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at New Jersey, Friday, December 9th
New York at Columbus, Saturday, December 10th