Betting on today’s Islanders and Ducks game? Catch the action at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, as the Ducks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Islanders are the -1.5 goal favorites in this non-conference matchup against Ducks. The over/under for the game is set at 6.5 goals.


The Pick: Anaheim Ducks +1.5

This game will be played at Honda Center at 8:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.


  • With the Islanders being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Islanders.
  • Take the Islanders on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Ducks (+1.5)

Will the Islanders Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?

As the Islanders head into tonight’s game, they are in 9th place in the Eastern Conference and 4th in the Metropolitan Division. On the season, New York has a record of 28-20-14. On the road, the Islanders are 13-12-5 and have won three straight games away from home. Over their last ten games, the Islanders have gone 6-4.

When favored this season, New York has a record of 14-10-5 and has won two straight games as the favorite. Over their last three games, the Islanders have gone 3-0, and they have won five straight games overall.

On the road this season, the Islanders have gone 18-12 vs. the puck line and 32-30 overall. So far, they have 16 wins by more than one goal and have an average scoring margin of -.3 goals per game.

Overall, New York has gone 24-9 against the puck line as the underdog, including a 7-3 mark in their last 10 games. In their last three road games, the team has gone 3-0 vs. the puck line.

Games involving New York have an average of 6.4 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6. In terms of their over/under performance, the Islanders come in with a record of 34-24-4.

The Islanders are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

The Islanders come into the game scoring an average of 3.1 goals per game, putting them 21st in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 22nd in the league. This season, the Islanders have a 11-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 17-11 record.

New York will be looking for a good game from Brock Nelson who leads the team in scoring with 28 goals, ranking 23rd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 26 assists so far.

The Ducks’ defense comes into the game with a ranking of 28th in takeaways and an average of 5.9 takeaways per contest. They hold 5th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 3.3 goals given up per game.

Entering the game, goalie Semyon Varlamov has started 17 games this season. His current record stands at 6-7, and his save percentage is 0.486%.

Will Anaheim Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?

At 49 points, the Ducks are in 14th place in the Western Conference and 7th in the Pacific Division. They have a record of 23-37-3 and are 20-32-3 as underdogs this season. Over their last ten games, Anaheim has gone 4-6.

So far this year, the Ducks have played 33 games at home and have a record of 10-22-1 in those contests. When playing against other teams in the Western Conference, Anaheim has gone 10-23 this season.

As the underdog, the Ducks have gone 32-23 against the puck line this season, including a 4-1 mark in their last five games. Overall, their puck line record is 34-29, and they have 13 wins by just one goal.

At home, the Ducks’ puck line record is 16-17, and their average scoring margin is -.9 goals per game. In their last ten home games, their puck line record is just 4-6.

For the season, Anaheim’s games have finished with an average of 6.2 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.3. Overall, the Ducks have an over/under record of 29-31-3.

Across their last three road contests, New York has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 5 goals per game.

The Ducks come into the game scoring an average of 2.6 goals per game, putting them 30th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 29th in the league. Looking at how the Ducks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 22nd in power play goals and 8th in shorthanded goals.

Anaheim will be looking for a good game from Frank Vatrano who leads the team in scoring with 29 goals, ranking 22nd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Vatrano has 21 assists this season.

Coming into the game, the Ducks’ defense is 28th in takeaways at 5.9 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.3 goals per game which is 5th in the NHL.

Heading into this matchup vs. New York, goalie Lukas Dostal has started 25 games in this season. His current record is 10-16, and his save percentage stands at 0.722%.