New York Islanders vs. New Jersey Devils - 11/3/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Jersey Devils (6-4-1) at New York Islanders (6-3-3)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: New York Islanders / New Jersey Devils --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG+, MSG+
The New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders play Tuesday night at the Barclays Center.
The New Jersey Devils look to stay red hot after winning six of their last seven games. The New Jersey Devils are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays. Adam Henrique leads New Jersey with six goals, Mike Cammalleri has eight assists and Kyle Palmieri has 29 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 75 percent of their power play chances. Cory Schneider has allowed 20 goals on 247 shots faced and Keith Kinkaid has given up five goals on 44 shots. Schneider has given up six goals in his last three games. Jiri Tlusty is questionable with an upper-body injury.
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The New York Islanders need a win after losing four of their last six games. The New York Islanders are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 28.6 percent of their power plays. John Tavares leads New York with five goals, Kyle Okposo has six assists and Frans Nielsen has 34 shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Islanders are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 92.3 percent of their power play chances. Jaroslav Halak has allowed nine goals on 133 shots faced and Thomas Greiss has given up 15 goals on 197 shots. Halak has allowed six goals in his last three games.
The Devils are 0-4 in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Islanders are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record and 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference. The Devils are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings.
The Islanders have had their way with the Devils recently and are in more of a need for a victory right now after getting into a bit of a slump. The Devils have to cool off eventually. I'll side with the home team here.