Rangers vs. Islanders Player Props & Predictions – Sunday, Feb. 18

Dec 2, 2023; Sunrise, Florida, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson (8) shoots the puck against the Florida Panthers during the first period at Amerant Bank Arena.
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The New York Rangers (35-16-3) are set to face off against the New York Islanders (22-18-13) in an anticipated outdoor matchup at MetLife Stadium. With the Rangers leading the Metropolitan Division and the Islanders fighting to climb the standings, this game is crucial for both teams’ playoff aspirations.

Rangers vs. Islanders Odds

Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 18
  • Time: 03:00 PM ET
  • Location: MetLife Stadium – East Rutherford, NJ
  • TV: ABC

New York Rangers Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the New York Rangers have 16 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the New York Rangers have 27 wins and 15 losses.
  • This season, the New York Rangers have hit 28 overs and 26 unders.

New York Islanders Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the New York Islanders have 13 wins and 15 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the New York Islanders have 10 wins and 17 losses.
  • This season, the New York Islanders have hit 32 overs and 21 unders.

Rangers vs. Islanders Predictions

The New York Rangers enter this matchup as the favorites, and for good reason. Their six-game winning streak demonstrates their current form and momentum, which is crucial as the regular season heads into its latter stages. Artemi Panarin’s exceptional performance this season, leading the team in goals, assists, and points, is a testament to the Rangers’ offensive capabilities. Additionally, the Rangers have shown a strong defensive game, which will be key in shutting down the Islanders’ attempts to penetrate their zone. Considering the Rangers’ recent form, their position at the top of the division, and their statistical advantage in both offense and defense, the moneyline bet on the Rangers is the more compelling choice.

While the historic head-to-head data shows that the Islanders have had success against the Rangers in the past, the current dynamics suggest a different outcome for this game. The Rangers’ recent performances, coupled with their success in converting power play opportunities, give them the edge over the Islanders, who have been struggling to maintain consistency. The outdoor setting at MetLife Stadium adds an unpredictable element to the game, but the Rangers’ adaptability and depth should help them overcome these challenges. Therefore, the smart pick for this game is the New York Rangers moneyline bet, as they are likely to continue their winning ways and secure another victory in this storied rivalry.

The Pick: New York Rangers -152 (BetRivers)

New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders Player Props

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

New York Rangers

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Jacob Trouba Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -175 +135 2.1 2.27
Adam Fox Assists 0.5 7/10 -125 -105 1.2 1.20
Adam Fox Points 0.5 7/10 -160 +124 1.3 1.20

New York Islanders

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Bo Horvat Shots On Goal 2.5 9/10 -145 +114 3.8 3.77
Kyle Palmieri Points 0.5 7/10 -110 -120 0.9 0.83
Noah Dobson Points 0.5 8/10 -135 +105 1.2 1.07
Brock Nelson Shots On Goal 2.5 8/10 -135 +105 3.4 3.35
Mathew Barzal Assists 0.5 7/10 -135 +105 0.8 0.80
Noah Dobson Assists 0.5 7/10 -105 -125 1.1 1.00