The OVER has paid off for totals bettors in five of the last six games between the New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers as those two division rivals hit the ice together in NHL betting action on Thursday night.
The Islanders and Flyers last met on January 19 in a game that New York won 7-4 as a -215 home favorite on the NHL odds at the sportsbooks. The Islanders are 2-0 against the Flyers so far this season, and New York has managed to win each of its last three games against Philadelphia.
New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you’re going with the Philadelphia Flyers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 111 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Thursday’s contest. The over-under total was at 6 earlier at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.4-3 win for the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Islanders will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 32-17-1 this season, while the Flyers are 22-22-7. New York is 26-23-1 on the totals; Philadelphia is 26-24-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs New York injuries news.
The Philadelphia Flyers sit at No. 13 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the New York Islanders sit at a No. 2 on the same chart.
How New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Philadelphia Flyers No. 18-ranked offense (2.75 goals per game) against a New York Islanders defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 23.39% rate while the Islanders have a 72.46% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Panthers on February 3. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Flyers were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -163 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Odds Trends
NY Islanders is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’s last 7 games
NY Islanders is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’s last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 11 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New York at Boston, Saturday, February 7th
Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, February 8th