Sunday, November 1, 2015
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Sunday, November 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +121 and the Islanders at -134. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 4-7-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-3-0. Currently they are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 26 goals and given up 34 goals for a point differential of -8. New York shows up with a record of 6-2-2 including 4-1-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 33 goals and surrendered 25 for a goal differential of +8.
Evander Kane has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 1 goal this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly is averaging 22 minutes of ice time per contest this season. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 14% by getting 4 goals by way of 28 shots. He has tallied 9 assists giving him a total of 13 points for the year. Chad Johnson has 3 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 227 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 200 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
John Tavares has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 5 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo is averaging 16 minutes of ice time per contest. Over that span he has a shooting percentage of 13% by getting 3 goals by way of 23 shots. He has tallied 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points for the year. Thomas Greiss has 3 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 175 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 162 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sabres have 8 total points this season. They have scored 26 goals while giving up 34 goals. They have had 44 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sabres have allowed 28 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.99% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Islanders have a total of 14 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 26 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 36 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 33 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.93%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 3-7 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 5-9-0 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 6-4 straight up
The New York Islanders are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/30/15 C Tyler Ennis Lower Body "?" Sunday vs New York Islanders
10/26/15 LW Evander Kane Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/21/15 D Zach Bogosian Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out 6-8 weeks
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
10/31/15 C John Tavares Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Buffalo
10/26/15 D Thomas Hickey Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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