Islanders vs. Blue Jackets Prediction: Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 4, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The New York Islanders and Columbus Blue Jackets — both coming off wins in their last game — will play on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. The sportsbooks have made the Islanders heavy favorites at -193 on the moneyline, despite being the visitors, and the Blue Jackets are at +158.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of April 4, 2024 at 3:21 PM ET. Check out the article below for the latest odds for this contest and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Islanders vs. Blue Jackets Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: NYI: (-193) | CBJ: (+158)
  • Puck line: NYI: -1.5 (128) | CBJ: +1.5 (-157)
  • Total: 6 — Over: (-122) | Under: (+101)

Injury Report as of April 4

Islanders: Scott Mayfield: Lower Body (Out)

Blue Jackets: Justin Danforth: Illness (Questionable), Patrik Laine: Shoulder (Out), Elvis Merzlikins: Lower Body (Questionable), Adam Boqvist: Upper Body (Questionable), Adam Fantilli: Leg (Out), Sean Kuraly: Lower Body (Out), Yegor Chinakhov: Upper Body (Out), Kent Johnson: Upper Body (Out), Boone Jenner: Illness (Questionable)

Islanders vs. Blue Jackets Predictions & Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Blue Jackets
Total Pick Over (6)
Spread Pick Blue Jackets (+1.5)

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Islanders vs. Blue Jackets Team Stats

Islanders Avg. (Rank) Blue Jackets Avg. (Rank)
2.95 (23rd) Goals Scored 2.85 (25th)
3.28 (23rd) Goals Allowed 3.61 (30th)
30.0 (18th) Shots 30.0 (18th)
32.8 (29th) Shots Allowed 34.0 (31st)

Islanders Key Players

Mathew Barzal 74 23 53 76 221 5 -6
Noah Dobson 75 8 58 66 169 1 +6
Bo Horvat 74 31 34 65 228 10 -5
Brock Nelson 75 30 31 61 233 9 -12
Kyle Palmieri 75 24 20 44 188 8 -23

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Blue Jackets Key Players

Johnny Gaudreau 75 11 45 56 146 1 -26
Zachary Werenski 63 7 41 48 188 1 0
Kirill Marchenko 71 20 17 37 176 8 -3
Boone Jenner 58 22 13 35 154 5 -8
Dmitri Voronkov 69 17 15 32 129 5 +1

Betting Trends

  • The Islanders have put together a 16-19 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Islanders have an implied win probability of 65.9%.
  • The Blue Jackets have been listed as an underdog 68 times this season, and won 21, or 30.9%, of those games.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Blue Jackets, based on the moneyline, is 38.8%.
  • New York’s 75 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6 goals 45 times.
  • Columbus’ games this season have had more than 6 goals 50 of 75 times.

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