Flames vs Islanders NHL Betting Odds, Preview & Predictions

Flames vs Islanders NHL Betting Odds, Preview & Predictions

Written by on February 26, 2019

Pacific Division leading Calgary looks to make it 6 wins in a row when they travel to Union Dale, New York to take on the Islanders. The Flames have proven to be one of he top teams in the Western Conference. Can they beat the Metropolitan leading Islanders on NYI’s ice?

Flames vs Islanders NHL Betting Odds, Preview & Predictions

  • When: Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7:00 pm ET
  • Where: Nassau Coliseum, Union Dale, NY
  • TV: MSG+
  • Radio: Calgary / New York
  • Live Stream: NHL.tv
  • Moneyline Odds: NY Islanders -110
  • Over/Under Total Odds: O 6, -105 and U 6, -115
  • Puck Line Odds: New York Islanders -1 ½, +235

Why Calgary Flames are a good bet -110?

The Calgary Flames’s impressed during the 5 game winning streak. It started on Feb. 16 with a 5-4 win over Pittsburgh. From then, it kept going: 5-2 over Arizona, 4-2 over NYI, 2-1 over Anaheim, and 2-1 over Ottawa.

There’s no reason to believe that Calgary doesn’t continue the streak on Tuesday night. This is especially true because the Flames face the Islanders, a team they just beat on Feb. 20. That’s less than 7 days ago.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.7
  • Shots For: 32.1
  • Power Plays: 22.4%
  • Face-Offs: 52.3%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 2.9
  • Shots Against: 29
  • Penalty Kills: 78.4%
  • Shutouts: 3

Why New York Islanders are a good bet -110?

Are the Islanders a secure bet in the NHL odds?

Yes, the New York Islanders lost to Calgary on Feb. 20, but this situation is different. The Flames got to take on NYI at home in the loss. The Islanders get the Flames on their ice on Feb. 26.

New York is 18-7-1-3 on their own ice. They’ll find a way to turn the tables on the Flames and win this game at decent -110 odds.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 2.9
  • Shots For: 28.4
  • Power Plays: 16.9%
  • Face-Offs: 48%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 2.4
  • Shots Against: 30.8
  • Penalty Kills: 19.9%
  • Shutouts: 2

NHL Betting Trends for Flames vs Islanders

  • Calgary is 3-9 ATS in the last 12 games
  • Calgary is 5-0 SU in the last 5 games
  • The total went OVER in 17 of Calgary’s last 23 games
  • NY Islanders is 3-7 ATS in the last 10 games
  • NY Islanders is 17-8 SU in the last 25 games
  • The total went UNDER in 14 of NY Islanders’s last 19 games

Flames vs Islanders Final NHL Betting Analysis

The Flames have been hot, which is why they offer the same odds as the Islanders in this matchup. But, Calgary’s going to have to step it up even more on Feb. 26 if they hope to beat NYI.

The Islanders are 8-2 on the moneyline in their last 10 home games. The only two losses was on Jan. 12 to the rival New York Rangers and in a shootout against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Both games could have gone the other way with the Islanders winning. Calgary’s had a nice streak. It ends on Tuesday night.

NHL Free Pick: New York Islanders -110

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