Saturday, November 5, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +106 and the Islanders at -132. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 11 games. They have an overall record of 7-3-1 and on the road they have a record of 3-1-1. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 34 goals and given up 27 goals for a point differential of +7. The Oilers have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-4 and an over/under record of 4-7-0. New York shows up with a record of 4-6-1 including 4-3-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 30 goals and surrendered 34 for a goal differential of -4. The Islanders have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 4-7 while their over/under record sits at 5-5-1.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 5 goals this season with 29 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 2 goals on 21 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 341 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 316 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 2 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 3 goals on 20 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 218 shots against him and has given up 20 goals. He has made 198 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have 15 total points this season. They have scored 34 goals while giving up 27 goals. They have had 33 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Oilers have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.12% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Islanders have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 32 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 43 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 30 goals scored while they've given up 34 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.35%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 589 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 638 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 440 attempts while they've given up 476 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season. They have 332 face off wins compared to 348 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense Edmonton has 265 hits and they've blocked 162 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 588 shots at full strength and they've given up 725 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 44.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.1% as they have 437 shots while they've given up 511 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 324 face off wins this season and they have suffered 339 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 214 shot attempts and they have 285 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 7-4 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 4-7-0 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 4-7 straight up
The New York Islanders are 5-5-1 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/20/16 D Mark Fayne Leg out indefinitely
10/18/16 LW Drake Caggiula Hip out indefinitely
10/17/16 LW Matt Hendricks Knee out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
11/03/16 C Mathew Barzal Strep Throat "?" Saturday vs Edmonton
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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