Colorado Avalanche vs New York Islanders Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 7 (3/7): NHL

Colorado Avalanche vs New York Islanders Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 7 (3/7): NHL

Credit: photo by Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

 
Odds
Time 7:30 p.m. EST
Avalanche money line -210
Avalanche spread -1.5 (+125)
Islanders money line +175
Islanders spread +1.5 (-145)
Over / under 6

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Colorado Avalanche New York Islanders
Record 40-11-5 21-23-8
Road / home record 17-8-2 11-11-4
Streak L2 W1
Goals per game 3.91 2.54
Goals allowed per game 2.82 2.73
Shots per game 35.2 29.1
Shots allowed per game 31.1 31.4
PP % 22.73% 17.56%
PK % 22.36% 17.46%
Over / under record 32-19-5 22-30

 

Preview

The Coloado Avalanche hit the road and will visit the New York Islanders on Monday night.  This is the second time these teams face off this season, the Avs won the last time 5-3 at Colorado.

COLORADO AVALANCHE

Colorado have lost their last 2 games and are 17-10 on the road so far this season. They have 40-11-5 overall record ranking first in the Central. 

Gabriel Landeskog leads the Avalanche with 30 goals and Nazem Kadri leads in points with 70 and 48 assists for Colorado.

The Avalanche are 6-4 in their last 10 games, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.5 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS 

The Islanders are 11-15 at home and 21-23-8 overall ranking sixth in the Metropolitan. New York is last in the Eastern Conference shooting 29.3 shots per game.

Mathew Barzal has 37 total points while scoring 12 goals and totaling 25 assists for the Islanders. Brock Nelson has 20 goals for New York.

In their last 10 games the Islanders are 4-6, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.8 assists, 2.9 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Colorado are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.

Colorado are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games on the road.

NY Islanders are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.

NY Islanders are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado.

Prediction

The Avalanche are the better team but they have struggled on the road against the Islanders and are 13-14 ATS on the road this season. The average score in the last 10 head to head games is 2.70 to 2.70 goals so the play should be the Isles to cover the puck line.

PICK: Islanders +1.5 (-145)

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