Tuesday, February 2, 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 Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +110 and the Islanders at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 23-17-9 and on the road they have a record of 9-9-6. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 121 goals and given up 115 goals for a point differential of +6. The Wild have 9 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 2-6-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-26 and an over/under record of 15-26-8. New York shows up with a record of 25-16-6 including 15-8-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 130 goals and surrendered 118 for a goal differential of +12. 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 22-22 while their over/under record sits at 18-25-4.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Wild. He has 10 goals this season with 82 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 14 goals on 97 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 18 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1093 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 1008 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Tavares has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 16 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 18 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 11% by scoring 12 goals on 113 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 35 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 Wild have 55 total points this season. They have scored 121 goals while giving up 113 goals. They have had 140 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Wild have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.63% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 137 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 141 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 127 goals scored while they've given up 115 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.93%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've attempted 2,620 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,725 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.4% as they have 1,957 attempts while they've given up 2,004 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 1,529 face off wins compared to 1,455 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.2%. On defense Minnesota has 863 hits and they've blocked 721 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.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 23-26 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 15-26-8 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 22-22 straight up
The New York Islanders are 18-25-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
01/14/16 C Ryan Carter Hand out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/16/16 D Johnny Boychuk Shoulder out another 2-3 weeks
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Undisclosed out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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