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Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders 1/27/2023 Picks, Tips and Prediction

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders 1/27/2023 Picks, Tips and Prediction

The New York Islanders will host the Detroit Red Wings  in a highly-anticipated NHL matchup at the UBS Arena in Elmont, NY, on Friday, January 27,. The Red Wings, currently sitting at 20-18-8, will be looking to build on their recent success as they come off a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory on the road against the Montreal Canadiens. Detroit dominated the Canadiens in shots, outshooting them 42-23 and capitalizing on one of their two power-play opportunities. Defenseman Moritz Seider led the team with assists in the win. 

The Red Wings got off to a strong start, with Center Michael Rasmussen scoring an unassisted goal to take an early 1-0 lead. Right Wing Jonatan Berggren extended the lead to 2-1 with a power-play goal just 3:56 minutes into the second period. However, the Canadiens fought back, scoring an equalizer goal with just 1:21 minutes left in regulation to force the game into overtime. Ultimately, it was Center Robby Fabbri who sealed the win for Detroit, scoring the game-winning goal with assists from Rasmussen and Seider. 

  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games with an opponent in the Metropolitan Division division. 

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders 1/27/2023 Picks, Tips and Prediction

The New York Islanders will look to snap a six-game losing streak when they host the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, January 27 at UBS Arena in Elmont, NY. The Islanders are coming off a 1-2 loss on the road against the Ottawa Senators and currently sit sixth in the Metropolitan Division with a 23-22-5 record and 51 points through 50 games. New York has struggled defensively, giving up an average of 2.80 goals per contest, but is led by Brock Nelson, who has 43 points on the season.

In their last game, the Islanders found themselves trailing 0-2 at the start of the second period, but Nelson broke the ice with his 18th goal of the season on assists from Center Kyle Palmieri and Defenseman Sebastian Aho. Despite 36 saves from Goalkeeper Semyon Varlamov, the Islanders were unable to mount a comeback, and Varlamov’s record falls to 8-6-1. The Islanders will look to get back on track in front of their home crowd against a Detroit Red Wings team that is playing the second of a back-to-back road match following a 4-3 overtime win against the Montreal Canadiens.

  • The New York Islanders are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
  • NY Islanders are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit.
  • The total stayed UNDER in 4 of NY Islanders’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division.

Detroit Red Wings vs. New York Islanders. The NHL Pick for this contest is New York -170. New York Defenseman Noah Dobson has missed consecutive games with an undisclosed injury and is listed as day-to-day. The Islanders have just one regulation victory in their last ten games. Take New York to get things back on track at home. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win 3-2.    

NHL Starting Time: 7:00 PM ET

Location: UBS Arena in Elmont, NY 

Date: Friday, January 27, 2023                                                                                       


NHL Odds/Point Spread: New York Islanders -170       

NHL Totals: 5.5

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