Sunday, October 23, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Sunday, October 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +101 and the Islanders at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 4 games. They have an overall record of 3-1-0 and on the road they have a record of 0-1-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 15 goals and given up 11 goals for a point differential of +4. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-1 and an over/under record of 2-1-1. New York shows up with a record of 2-3-0 including 2-1-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 12 goals and surrendered 14 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 2-3 while their over/under record sits at 1-4-0.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 2 total points this season for the Wild. He has 1 goal this season with 7 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 1 goal on 7 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 2 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Wild. He has had 81 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 73 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 1 goal this season with 10 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 2 goals on 8 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 116 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has made 105 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have 6 total points this season. They have scored 15 goals while giving up 11 goals. They have had 16 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Wild have allowed 14 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%. They average 26 shots per game and as a team are shooting 14.29% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have a total of 4 points on the season. They have 1 power play goal on 14 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 7%. They have allowed 19 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 95%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 12 goals scored while they've given up 14 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.96%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 201 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 218 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 149 attempts while they've given up 152 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. They have 132 face off wins compared to 118 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.8%. On defense Minnesota has 69 hits and they've blocked 66 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 269 shots at full strength and they've given up 289 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 193 shots while they've given up 198 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 47.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.8% as they've compiled 144 face off wins this season and they have suffered 164 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 91 shot attempts and they have 118 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 3-1 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 2-1-1 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 2-3 straight up
The New York Islanders are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/22/16 C Erik Haula Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. New Jersey
10/22/16 D Jared Spurgeon Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. New Jersey
10/21/16 D Jared Spurgeon Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. New Jersey
10/20/16 D Marco Scandella Illness "?" Saturday vs New Jersey
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/22/16 D Nick Leddy Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Minnesota
10/17/16 C Shane Prince Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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