New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline Pick
- Updated: January 18, 2014
The Philadelphia Flyers host the New York Islanders in an Eastern Conference match up.
In their last games the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in a shootout and the Flyers lost to the Nashville Predators 4-3 in a shootout.
The Islanders have a decent offense, but their defense only ranks 28th in the league in opponents goals allowed.
The Islanders are 4-0-1 in their last 5 road games.
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Philadelphia G Steve Mason has a 4.03 GAA in his last 3 starts.
The Flyers are 16-5 in their last 21 home games against the Islanders.
This season the Flyers are 12-8-0-1 at home and the Islanders are 12-14-0-0 on the road.
Below are some key handicapping stats for this match-up with an against the spread pick from one of our professional sports handicappers.
Moneyline: NY +130 / PHIL -150
Over/Under Total Line: 5.5
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
New York Islanders: 19-23-4-3 SU / 25-24 ATS
Philadelphia Flyers: 24-19-1-4 SU / 25-23 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• NY is 8-1 in their last 9 road games.
• NY is 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
• NY has an Over record of 18-7-1 in their last 26 road games.
• PHIL is 10-2 in their last 12 home games.
• PHIL is 8-1 in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
• PHIL has an Over record of 14-4-3 in their last 21 overall.
Sagarin Power Rankings
New York Islanders: 3.54
Philadelphia Flyers: 3.88
Key Player Injuries
Travis Hamonic D Out Jan 14 upper body Day-to-day
Evgeni Nabokov G Inactive List Jan 13 leg Day-to-Day
Lubomir Visnovsky D Inactive List Oct 21 concussion Indefinitely
Zac Rinaldo W Inactive List Jan 10 ankle Week-to-Week
Erik Gustafsson D Out Dec 23 knee Day-to-day
Marc-Andre Bourdon D Inactive List Sep 30 concussion Indefinitely
Chris Pronger D Inactive List Mar 6 concussion Out for the season
Take the NY Islanders +130 at 5Dimes