Will Islanders keep winning?
NEW YORK, NY (TheSpread) – The New York Islanders are the surprise team of the NHL season thus far. Can they continue to win tonight when they host the St. Louis Blues?
The Islanders are 19-7 on the season and 10-2 at home while the Blues are 16-8-2 overall and 7-5-1 on the road. These two have yet to meet this season, but the Blues have dominated the recent series with the Islanders. St. Louis has won three straight over New York and five of the last six in this series. They have also hit the over in four straight meetings.
Oddsmakers are behind the Islanders at home, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given New York a money line of -1725 for tonight’s game, while the Blues have been given odds of +105 to win. The over/under total has been set at 5 goals.
New York comes into this game having won three straight and seven of their last eight. They have come out victorious in their last six games as the favorite and have hit the under in six of their last seven outings. St. Louis has lost two straight coming into tonight and they were the underdog in both games. The Blues have had their last eight games see five goals or more scored.