Sunday, February 7, 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 Sunday, February 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +115 and the Islanders at -138. The over/under has been set at 5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 21-26-5 and on the road they have a record of 7-16-4. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 134 goals and given up 152 goals for a point differential of -18. The Oilers have 5 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-31 and an over/under record of 27-21-4. New York shows up with a record of 26-17-6 including 16-8-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 137 goals and surrendered 124 for a goal differential of +13. The Islanders have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-23 while their over/under record sits at 19-26-4.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 18 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 14 goals on 82 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 722 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 652 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
John Tavares has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 17 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 19 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 10% by scoring 12 goals on 117 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 13 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 648 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 601 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Oilers have 47 total points this season. They have scored 130 goals while giving up 151 goals. They have had 151 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Oilers have allowed 155 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.65% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 140 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 147 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 134 goals scored while they've given up 121 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.02%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 2,744 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,879 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.1% as they have 1,993 attempts while they've given up 2,147 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. They have 1,517 face off wins compared to 1,549 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Edmonton has 1,089 hits and they've blocked 732 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,695 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 1,966 shots while they've given up 1,977 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 1,323 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,326 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 731 shot attempts and they have 1,475 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 21-31 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 27-21-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 26-23 straight up
The New York Islanders are 19-26-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
New York Islanders Injuries
02/05/16 D Johnny Boychuk Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Detroit
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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