Islanders favored over hot Predators
NEW YORK, NY (TheSpread) – The New York Islanders look to pick up another win at home on Thursday night when they host the Nashville Predators at 7PM ET.
New York is 38-19 overall and 20-7 at home while Nashville is 39-12-2 overall and 14-9-2 on the road. Nashville has won three of its last four meetings with the Islanders, but the two have yet to meet this season. These two have pushed or hit the under in eight of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Islanders are the slight favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -125 to prevail, while the Predators have a money line of +105 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Nashville is riding a six-game winning streak and the Predators have won their last two road games. Nashville has also pushed or hit the under in five of their last six. New York has won five of its last six and three of its last four at home, while the Islanders have hit the under in six of their last eight games.