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NY Rangers at NY Islanders 4/9/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Islanders vs New York Rangers Odds & Info

Game New York Islanders vs New York Rangers
Date & Time Friday April 9, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York, USA
Latest odds
NYI -137 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The New York Rangers will complete a back-to-back on Friday when visiting the New York Islanders after hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. New York is 18-15-5 with 41 points following an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. New York has won three of its last four and the Rangers are fifth in the East division five points behind their closest competitor the Boston Bruins and 13 points behind co-leaders Washington and the New York Islanders.

Chris Kreider is the leading goal scorer for New York with 17, while Adam Fox is the leader in assists with 31 and Artemi Panarin is the leader in points with 40. In goal, Igor Shesterkin is 10-8-2 with a goals-against average of 2.36 and a save percentage of .924. New York is scoring an average of 3.26 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.66 goals per game. New York's power play is scoring 19.7% of the time and the penalty-kill unit has been successful 84.6% of the time.

The New York Islanders will also complete a back-to-back when hosting the Rangers on Friday after playing at home on Thursday against the Philadelphia Flyers. New York is 25-10-4 with 54 points following its 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals. The Islanders have won three straight and are tied for first with Washington four points ahead of second-place Pittsburgh.

Brock Nelson is leading New York in goals scored with 14, while Nick Leddy is the leader in assists with 24 and Mathew Barzal is the leader in points with 34. In goal, Semyon Varlamov is 16-7-3 with a goals-against average of 2.17, save percentage of .922 and four shutouts. New York is scoring an average of 2.95 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.28 goals per game. New York's power play is scoring 18.9% of time and the penalty-kill unit has been successful 80.6% of the time.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Rangers are 16-35 in the last 51 on Friday
  • The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Rangers last 11 on the road
  • The Islanders are 20-7 in the last 27
  • The OVER has cashed in 12 of the Islanders last 17 at home 

Free NHL Pick:

Over 5.5 Goals

The New York Islanders will pick up a victory on Friday on their home ice against the New York Rangers, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in 12 of the New York Islanders last 17 played on their home ice and in 7 of the Rangers last 11 on the road with two PUSHES. The Rangers have also seen the OVER cash in five of the last seven versus an opponent with a winning record. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win but our best to play is OVER 5-3.

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