Islanders looking for win No. 21
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The New York Islanders are looking to secure an Eastern Conference best 21st win on Monday night when they host the New Jersey Devils at 7PM ET.
New York is 20-10-0 on the season and 11-3 at home. The Devils are 11-15-5 overall and 8-11-1 on the road. The Islanders have won three straight and six of their last eight against the Devils, including a 3-1 victory at home against New Jersey on Nov. 29. These two have scored five goals or less in four of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Islanders are the clear favorite at home tonight, as they have been given odds of -185 to win, while the Devils are getting a money line of +160 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
The Islanders picked up a win on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. They have been the underdog in their last three games, but are 2-0 in their last two games when favored with a line of -175 or greater. The Devils have lost three straight coming into tonight and they are just 2-8 in their last 10. The Devils have been an underdog in their last 10 and they are 0-2 in their last 2 games with a money line of +180 or more.