Canucks a dog vs. the Islanders
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The Vancouver Canucks head to the East today for a big game with the New York Islanders at 6PM ET. Here is a look at the odds for this game.
Vancouver is 33-22-2 on the season and 17-11-2 on the road while New York is 39-19 overall and 21-7 at home. Vancouver has won four of its last five meetings with the Islanders, including the lone meeting back on Jan. 6, where the Canucks picked up a 3-2 win at home. These two have hit the over in four of their last six meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Islanders are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -160 to win while the Canucks are getting a money line of +140 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Vancouver is coming off a 4-2 loss at New Jersey on Friday, but the Canucks have won four of their last six overall and have pushed or hit the over in 10 straight games. The Islanders have won two straight and six of their last seven coming into today’s game. The Islanders have also won four of their last five at home and they have hit the over in three of their last four.