Friday, December 4, 2015
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Friday, December 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -105 and the Islanders at -122. The over/under has been set at 5.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 25 games. They have an overall record of 15-7-3 and on the road they have a record of 8-4-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 66 goals and given up 61 goals for a point differential of +5. New York shows up with a record of 14-8-4 including 9-4-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 74 goals and surrendered 63 for a goal differential of +11.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Blues. He has 14 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 9 goals on 76 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Jake Allen has 11 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 512 shots against him and has given up 38 goals. He has made 474 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
John Tavares has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 12 goals this season with 71 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 6 goals on 52 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 359 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 332 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Blues have 33 total points this season. They have scored 65 goals while giving up 61 goals. They have had 78 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blues have allowed 89 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.56% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 32 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 72 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 82 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 73 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 14-10 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 9-13-3 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 13-12 straight up
The New York Islanders are 9-14-3 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/03/15 RW Vladimir Tarasenko Illness probable Friday vs. NY Islanders
10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
New York Islanders Injuries
11/28/15 GO Jean-Francois Berube Lower Body out indefinitely
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