Thursday, February 25, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -129 and the Flames at +117. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 32-19-7 and on the road they have a record of 13-11-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 168 goals and given up 145 goals for a point differential of +23. The Islanders have 7 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-26 and an over/under record of 23-31-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 26-30-3 including 17-13-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 161 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of -21. The Flames have 3 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-33 while their over/under record sits at 30-25-4.
John Tavares has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 23 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 136 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 16 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 776 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 722 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Flames. He has 22 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 139 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 563 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 499 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Islanders have 71 total points this season. They have scored 164 goals while giving up 142 goals. They have had 171 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 172 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.33% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 55 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 194 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 157 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 159 goals scored while they've given up 180 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 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.2% as they've attempted 3,328 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,307 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,423 attempts while they've given up 2,402 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 1,658 face off wins compared to 1,637 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense New York has 1,720 hits and they've blocked 905 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,246 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,417 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.1% as they have 2,359 shots while they've given up 2,445 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 1,731 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,844 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 972 shot attempts and they have 1,188 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 31-26 straight up
The New York Islanders are 23-31-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-33 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 30-25-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
02/23/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Calgary
02/22/16 D Calvin de Haan Lower Body out indefinitely
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Upper Body out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
02/23/16 D Kris Russell Lower Body "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
01/28/16 D Dennis Wideman Suspension out 20 games; eligible to return Mar 14 vs St Louis
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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