Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The New York Islanders travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -105 and the Blackhawks at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The New York Islanders finished last season with a 47 - 28 record. They scored 101 points and 252 goals while giving up 230 goals. They had 267 power play opportunities and scored 50 powerplay goals for a 18.73 powerplay percentage. They attempted 2,970 shots on goal and surrendered 2,542 shots. Their overall save percentage was 91%.
The Chicago Blackhawks finished last season with a 48 - 28 record. They scored 102 points and 229 goals while giving up 189 goals. They had 260 power play opportunities and scored 46 powerplay goals for a 17.69 powerplay percentage. They attempted 3,500 shots on goal and surrendered 3,266 shots. Their overall save percentage was 93%.
The Islanders are 31-14 in their last 45 vs. a team with a losing record, 4-9 in their last 13 Saturday games and 2-5 in their last 7 road games. They are 5-14-3 in their last 22 in the second game of a home-and-home situation, 1-5 in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400 and 0-4 in their last 4 vs. the Western Conference.
The under is 3-0-1 in the Islanders last 4 vs. the Western Conference, 5-1 in their last 6 Saturday games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. However, the over is 15-5-1 in their last 21 in the second game of a home-and-home situation and 13-6 in their last 19 vs. the Central.
The Blackhawks are 8-0 in their last 8 in the second game of a home-and-home situation, 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games and 95-43 in their last 138 home games. They are also 13-6 in their last 19 overall, 69-32 in their last 101 games playing on no days rest and 1-5 in their last 6 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation.
The under is 3-0-1 in the Blackhawks last 4 home games, 4-0-1 in their last 5 overall and 6-1-1 in their last 8 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation. The under is also 11-2-2 in their last 15 games playing on no days rest, 4-1 in their last 5 in the second game of a home-and-home situation, 18-5-3 in their last 26 vs. the Metropolitan and 35-13-8 in their last 56 vs. the Eastern Conference.
Head to head, the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings. The home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. Islanders are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Chicago.
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 Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 0-1 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 0-0-0 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/09/15 GO Jaroslav Halak Upper Body is downgraded to expected to miss 3 games
10/08/15 D Thomas Hickey Upper Body out a month
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/06/15 D Michal Rozsival Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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