The Nashville Predators are 8-2 on the NHL betting lines at the online sportsbooks in their last 10 games against the New York Islanders as those two teams hit the ice together for the first time since 2013 on Thursday night.
New York, however, won that most recent meeting in November 2013, topping the Predators 3-1 as a -122 home favorite on the NHL odds in that UNDER result. The OVER has paid off just twice in games between the Islanders and the Predators in the last 10 matchups dating back to 2003.
Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, New York sat as -119 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.
Computer Prediction: Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.7-3.5 win for the Predators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
38-19-1 New York battles the Predators, currently with a 39-12-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 28-29-1 for the Islanders and 21-29-7 for the Predators. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Nashville injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 2-ranked New York Islanders and the No. 5-rated Nashville Predators in this matchup.
How Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Stats Matchup
The game also pits New York’s No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.24 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.32 goals allowed. The Islanders power play is averaging 19.1% while the Predators defense kills off 81.66% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Nashville was a 5-1 winner in its last match at home against the Sharks. They won as -169 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Hurricanes on February 17. Bettors who backed the Islanders at -117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Nashville Predators vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends
Nashville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Nashville is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Nashville is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing NY Islanders
Nashville is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
NY Islanders is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Islanders’s last 8 games
NY Islanders is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Islanders’s last 10 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Nashville at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 21st
New York at Washington, Saturday, February 21st