|NHL Oilers vs. Islanders Picks & Predictions for October 17, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 17 October 2013 14:46|
Oilers vs. Islanders Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Islanders are -143 money line favorites over the Oilers, who are +132 on the ML. The over/under total, is currently sitting at 6 goals for what should be a high-scoring game.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Islanders opened as -154 money line favorites but the spread has been bet down to -143, while the Oilers’ odds have gone from +142 down to +132. As for the total, it opened at 6 and has stayed at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 72% of bettors favor the Islanders. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 7-0 in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the Oilers are 3-8 in their last 11 games versus the Islanders and 0-6 in their last six road games versus New York. Edmonton is also 0-4 in its last four games overall, 0-4 in its last four games versus Eastern Conference and 2-7 in its last nine games playing on one day of rest.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK ISLANDERS -143