The Boston Bruins and the New York Islanders have played to four UNDER results for totals bettors in their last six meetings as those Eastern Conference foes hit the ice together in NHL betting action on Thursday night.
The Bruins and Islanders met for the first time this season on October 23, with New York winning 3-2 as a road underdog in an UNDER result at the sportsbooks. That improved the Islanders to 4-1 in their last five games against the Bruins dating back to 2013.
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line
The New York Islanders were listed earlier today as -144 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
(including Bodog, while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.
Computer Prediction: Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Pick
Odds – VSB
computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.5-3.1 win for the Islanders on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Islanders sport a record of 32-14-1 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Bruins sit at 25-16-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 24-22-1 for the Islanders and 17-22-9 for the Bruins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings have the New York Islanders at No. 5 and the Boston Bruins at No. 16 heading into this contest.
How Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Stats Matchup
The game also pits New York’s No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.52 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 19.41% while the Bruins defense kills off 82.8% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Avalanche on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -101 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Islanders were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.
Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road
Boston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Islanders
NY Islanders is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders’s last 6 games
NY Islanders is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Islanders’s last 14 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Boston home to Los Angeles, Saturday, January 31st
New York at Detroit, Saturday, January 31st
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