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New York Islanders at Columbus Blue Jackets 10/21/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Columbus Blue Jackets vs New York Islanders Odds & Info

Game Columbus Blue Jackets vs New York Islanders
Date & Time Thursday October 21, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Nationwide Arena Nationwide Arena, Columbus, USA
Latest odds
NYI -135 ; O/U 5.5
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The Islanders are coming here after finally getting a win in their last game. The Islanders were able to beat the Blackhawks by a score of 4-1. The problem is the New York team is still sitting on a 1-2-0 record on the year. 

The win seen the Islanders get a total of 29 shots in the game. The defense for the Islanders ended up facing a total of 40 shots. The Islanders ended up being very physical with 44 hits in the match and only 11 penalty minutes. The Islanders did win a total of 28 faceoffs in the game, but lost a total of 21 faceoffs.

Columbus is coming here after losing in their last game. The loss for Columbus was against the Detroit Red Wings and came with a disappointing defensive effort with a 4-1 score. The loss dropped the Columbus team to a record of 2-1-0 on the year so far.

In the loss the Blue Jackets managed to get only 23 shots on the net and had to face a total of 45 shots. The Blue Jackets ended up getting a total of only 11 hits in the game and had 8 penalty minutes. The Blue Jackets were able to win 32 faceoffs and only lost 31 faceoffs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Islanders are 3-6 in their last 9 games.
  • The Islanders are 5-2 in their last 7 games against the Blue Jackets.
  • The total has went over in 5 out of the last 7 Blue Jackets games.
  • The Blue Jackets are 5-13 in their last 18 games.

Free NHL Pick:

New York Islanders -135

The lack of shots in the last game could quickly become a concern for Columbus based off of how the team did last season. The Islanders were able to get a win against a Blackhawks team that has been questionable on the year already. Look for the offensive woes to continue for Columbus in this game and that will cost the Blue Jackets this game here. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win 4-2. 

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