Wings favored vs. Islanders today
DETROIT, MI (TheSpread) – The Detroit Red Wings look to get back on track today when they host the New York Islanders at 2PM ET.
Detroit is 28-12-9 on the season and 16-4-6 at home. New York is 32-15-1 on the season and 15-10-1 on the road. New York has won seven of its last eight meetings with the Red Wings, including the lone meeting this season, which was a 2-0 road win for the Islanders. These two have hit the under in three straight encounters.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Red Wings are favored at home this afternoon, as they are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Islanders have been given odds of +110 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5.5 goals.
Detroit had a six-game win streak snapped on Thursday in a 5-1 loss at Tampa Bay, but the Red Wings have won their last three at home and they have won their last six games as a favorite while hitting the over in five straight games. The Islanders are coming off a 5-2 loss to Boston at home on Thursday. They have gone 3-3 in their last six road games while hitting the over in four of their last five games overall.