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Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 1/18/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 1/18/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

The Boston Bruins will go against the New York Islanders in NHL action in UBS Arena, NY, on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET. The offensive of the Bruins stepped up this season, scoring 3.81 goals per game, with 10 goals in the last two matches. The top two lines, David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand, and Patrice Bergeron, combined for 65 goals and 72 assists, but the entire offense was excellent. To lead the offensive, defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Charlie McAvoy contributed seven goals and 47 assists from the point, in addition to the 31 goals and 61 assists that David Krejci, Taylor Hall, and Pavel Zacha scored individually.

The Bruins’ offense was excellent, but their defense kept them in the game, surrendering only 2.12 goals per game overall and just three in the last two contests. In order to provide the team depth, Charlie McAvoy, Matt Grzelcyk, and Connor Clifton collaborated for 7.8 defensive point shares and 112 blocked shots, while Hampus Lindholm and Brandon Carlo contributed 7.2 defensive point shares and 112 blocked shots.

  • The Boston Bruins are 6-1 SU in their last 7 matches. 
  • The Bruins are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games with the NY Islanders. 
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches on the road.

Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders 1/18/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

The Islanders‘ attack improved and is averaging 3.02 goals per game, making this season look hopeful. The top two lines, Brock Nelson, Mathew Barzal, and Anders Lee, combined for 41 goals and 69 assists, but the rest of the attack also contributed. Zach Parise, Anthony Beauvillier, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau combined for 31 goals and 32 assists, and defenseman Noah Dobson contributed 10 goals and 17 assists from the point to help the offense get going.

Although the scoring improved, the Islanders’ defense kept them in games, surrendering only 2.69 goals per contest and just five in the past two. While Scott Mayfield, Noah Dobson, and Sebastian Aho contributed a total of 5.8 defensive point shares to the team’s depth, Ryan Pulock and Alexander Romanov collaborated for 5.2 defensive point shares and 161 blocked shots. Ilya Sorokin, the goalie, was also outstanding, stopping 992 of 992 shots for a.925 save percentage and 2.30 goals against average.

  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders’ last 5 matches. 
  • The New York Islanders are 1-5 SU in their last 6 matches. 
  • The total went OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders’ last 6 games with Boston.

Boston Bruins vs New York Islanders. The NHL pick for this game is the Boston Bruins. The Bruins are one of the finest teams in the Eastern Conference and will try to control this match from the start as the Islanders are hoping to win at home. With a convincing victory on the road, the Bruins should prevail in the match. The Boston Bruins will win to a predicted score of 4-2.

NHL Starting Time: 7:30 PM (EDT)

Location: UBS Arena, NY

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023


NHL Odds: Boston Bruins -170

NHL Totals: 5.5

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