Edmonton Oilers vs. NY Islanders Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/19/2023]

Edmonton Oilers vs. NY Islanders Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/19/2023]

The NY Islanders will square off with the Edmonton Oilers in NHL action at UBS Arena on Tuesday, starting at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Tuesday's Oilers vs. Islanders matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Oilers vs. Islanders Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Tuesday's NHL game between the Oilers and Islanders 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives the Oilers a 55% chance of beating the Islanders.

According to our model, the Islanders (+1.5) have a 66% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals has a 52% chance of going under.

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Oilers vs. Islanders Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Oilers Islanders
Puck Line -1.5 (+160) +1.5 (-182)
Moneyline -145 +130
Total o6.5 (-130) u6.5 (+120)
  • The Islanders are listed as +1.5 underdogs versus the Oilers, with -182 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Oilers (-1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on the market at +160.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Islanders at +130. That means you can bet $100 to profit $130, earning a total payout of $230, if they win.
  • Meanwhile, BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Oilers at -145, where you can risk $145 to win $100 for a total payout of $245 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored sits at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -130, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at +120.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Oilers vs. Islanders Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Islanders +1.5 -182
Moneyline Islanders +130
Total Under 6.5 +120


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While the Oilers are more likely to win the game, taking the Islanders moneyline is the best option because of the 1.2% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is one of the keys to being profitable in the long run.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on detailed simulations and gambling expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Oilers vs. Islanders Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Oilers vs. Islanders?

According to our model, Edmonton's Connor McDavid is most likely to score the first goal in Oilers vs. Islanders.

Our projections give McDavid an 8.2% chance of scoring the first goal at UBS Arena, while the Oilers star is a 40.7% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 8.2%
Leon Draisaitl 7.0%
Zach Hyman 6.3%
Evander Kane 4.7%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 4.0%

NY Islanders

Player First Goal Probability
Bo Horvat 6.0%
Brock Nelson 5.7%
Kyle Palmieri 4.6%
Anders Lee 4.5%
Simon Holmstrom 3.4%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 40.7%
Leon Draisaitl 35.1%
Zach Hyman 31.8%
Evander Kane 26.4%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 22.8%

NY Islanders

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Bo Horvat 32.3%
Brock Nelson 31.1%
Anders Lee 25.5%
Kyle Palmieri 23.5%
Mathew Barzal 19.9%
Don't forget, our model updates frequently, so check this page for the latest betting insights before the Oilers vs. Islanders on Tuesday December 19, 2023.

Oilers vs. Islanders Game Information

Tuesday's matchup between the Islanders and Oilers at UBS Arena is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM ET.


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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Tuesday's Oilers vs. Islanders contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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