Thursday, October 29, 2015
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Thursday, October 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +180 and the Islanders at -200. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 3-6-0 and on the road they have a record of 3-4-0. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 17 goals and given up 26 goals for a point differential of -9. New York shows up with a record of 6-2-1 including 4-1-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 31 goals and surrendered 22 for a goal differential of +9.
Eric Staal has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 3 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 26 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 34 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Cam Ward has 3 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 185 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 168 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 5 goals this season with 28 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 3 goals on 22 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 3 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 146 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has made 136 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 6 total points this season. They have scored 17 goals while giving up 26 goals. They have had 35 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 9%. The Hurricanes have allowed 20 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 6.42% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Islanders have a total of 13 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 24 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 34 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 31 goals scored while they've given up 22 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.95%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 3-6 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 3-4-2 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 6-3 straight up
The New York Islanders are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/27/15 C Andrej Nestrasil Leg "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
10/27/15 LW Joakim Nordstrom Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
10/13/15 C Riley Nash Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
New York Islanders Injuries
10/26/15 D Thomas Hickey Lower Body out indefinitely
10/17/15 LW Eric Boulton Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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