Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +153 and the Islanders at -170. The over/under has been set at 5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 33-28-15 and on the road they have a record of 15-15-8. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 186 goals and given up 206 goals for a point differential of -20. The Hurricanes have 15 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-2-4. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-43 and an over/under record of 25-26-25. New York shows up with a record of 40-25-9 including 22-9-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 208 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of +16. The Islanders have 9 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-34 while their over/under record sits at 29-38-7.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 19 goals this season with 137 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 152 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Cam Ward has 21 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,218 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,105 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 27 goals this season with 227 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 21 goals on 179 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 19 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,066 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 985 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have 81 total points this season. They have scored 185 goals while giving up 202 goals. They have had 227 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 189 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.10% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have a total of 89 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 207 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 210 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 204 goals scored while they've given up 187 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.9% as they've attempted 4,387 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,909 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.9% as they have 3,246 attempts while they've given up 3,006 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. They have 2,335 face off wins compared to 2,011 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.7%. On defense Carolina has 1,451 hits and they've blocked 903 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 4,194 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,282 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 3,056 shots while they've given up 3,093 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 52.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 2,098 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,129 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 1,189 shot attempts and they have 2,127 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 32-43 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 25-26-25 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 39-34 straight up
The New York Islanders are 29-38-7 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
03/27/16 C Riley Nash Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs NY Islanders
03/26/16 LW Phil Di Giuseppe Undisclosed out indefinitely
02/27/16 C Andrej Nestrasil Back out for season
New York Islanders Injuries
03/18/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Marek Zidlicky Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out indefinitely
03/09/16 GO Jaroslav Halak Groin expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina
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