Friday, October 9, 2015
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Friday, October 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -124 and the Islanders at +112. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Fresh off a Stanley Cup championship, the Blackhawks are looking to get in the win column for the first time on this season. Last season they finished with a 48-28 record which was the 6th best record in the NHL. The Blackhawks scored 229 goals last season which ranked them 16th in the league. The were tied for first in goals allowed giving up just 189 goals all of last season.
On the other side of the ice are the New York Islanders who are coming off a year in which they had a record of 47-28 putting them at 9th place overall in the league. They ranked 4th last season in goals scored with 252 goals while the allowed 230 goals which has them in 22nd place.
The Blackhawks are 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 9-3 in their last 12 games playing on 1 day rest. They are 13-6 in their last 19 overall and 40-19 in their last 59 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The under is 4-0-1 in the Blackhawks last 5 overall and 16-7-3 in their last 26 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 18-5-3 in their last 26 vs. the Metropolitan and 35-13-8 in their last 56 vs. the Eastern Conference. However, the over is 7-3-3 in their last 13 road games and 4-0 in their last 4 Friday games.
The Islanders are 7-2 in their last 9 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 10-3 in their last 13 Friday games and 5-2 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning % below .400. They are 25-55 in their last 80 games following a loss of 3 or more goals, 4-9 in their last 13 home games and 3-7 in their last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. New York is 0-4 in their last 4 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 0-4 in their last 4 vs. the Western Conference.
The under is 5-0 in the Islanders last 5 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game, 3-0-1 in their last 4 vs. the Western Conference and 9-2-1 in their last 12 home games. The under is also 4-1 in their last 5 overall, 7-2-1 in their last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 5-2-1 in their last 8 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 13-6 in their last 19 vs. the Central and 37-18-2 in their last 57 vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
Head to head, the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings and the home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. The Blackhawks are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in New York.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 0-1 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 0-0-0 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 0-0 straight up
The New York Islanders are 0-0-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/06/15 D Michal Rozsival Ankle out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
10/08/15 GO Jaroslav Halak Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Chicago
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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