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Winnipeg Jets vs New York Islanders Preview

New York Islanders

Winnipeg Jets
23-32-8 March 04, 2014, 08:00 PM | MTS Centre 30-26-6

MTS Centre hosts an NHL battle between the Winnipeg Jets and the visiting New York Islanders on Tuesday.

The Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 23-32-8 this season, while the Jets are 30-26-6. New York is 37-25-1 on the totals; Winnipeg is 28-29-5.

View New York Islanders vs Winnipeg Jets Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Jets as -163 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Jets and the No. 21-ranked Islanders, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

The Islanders were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +128 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Winnipeg was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Winnipeg at +106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Winnipeg's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.81 goals per game, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.41 goals allowed. The Jets power play is averaging 14.57% while the Islanders defense kills off 76.92% of their penalties.

Next up:
New York at Edmonton, Thursday, March 6th
Winnipeg home to Los Angeles, Thursday, March 6th