New York Islanders at Colorado Avalanche 10/30/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 10/29/2014
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center in Denver
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On Thursday night, the New York Islanders will head to Denver Colorado to battle against Patrick Roy and his Avalanche. New York leads the Metropolitan Division with a 6-3 record. In 9 games, New York has scored 35 goals. For Colorado, they have gotten off to a very slow start, with a 2-4-4 record.
The Colorado Avalanche lead the entire NHL with 4 overtime losses already. Colorado has been unable to score consistently, as they rank 26th in the league with 2.2 goals per game. The top scorer for the Avalanche has been Jarome Iginla, with 7 points. Colorado is coming off a season from a year ago, where they won 52 games, and finished with 112 points. The Avalanche are 1-3 at home this season.
For the Islanders, they did fall 4-3 to Winnipeg on Tuesday night, but that came after scoring 7 goals in a win on Saturday. New York is scoring just under 4 goals per game. The leading goal scorer for the Islanders has been Brock Nelson, with 5, while John Taveras has been terrific, with 8 assists and 3 goals. The best goaltending for New York has come from Chad Johnson, with a 3-0 record thus far in 2014.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
New York Islanders are 6-3-0 Against the Spread
New York Islanders are 7-2-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 2-8-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 3-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New York Islanders
10/27/14 D Travis Hamonic Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Colorado
10/23/14 LW Josh Bailey Hand expected to miss a month
10/09/14 RW Michael Grabner Hernia out indefinitely
10/07/14 D Matt Carkner Upper Body out indefinitely
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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