The Detroit Red Wings have only won twice in their last nine games against the New York Islanders dating back to 2009 as those two Eastern Conference clubs hit the ice together in top NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks on Sunday.
Detroit, though, beat New York 4-1 as a -123 home favorite on the NHL odds in the most recent meeting between the two teams on January 31 in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The UNDER has managed to pay out at the sportsbooks in each of the last four games between the Red Wings and the Islanders.
Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Detroit Red Wings opened as 123 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.6-2.5 victory for the Islanders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Detroit Red Wings have seen them go 40-22-12 so far this season, while the Islanders are at 44-27-5. In totals betting, the New York Islanders are 34-40-2, while the Red Wings are 33-33-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Detroit injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings have the New York Islanders at No. 20 and the Detroit Red Wings at No. 19 heading into this contest.
How Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Islanders No. 5-ranked offense (3.03 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.72 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 18% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.47% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Lightning at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -125 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Ducks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at +108 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games on the road
NY Islanders is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Islanders’s last 8 games
NY Islanders is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Islanders’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Ottawa, Tuesday, March 31st
New York at Columbus, Thursday, April 2nd