Saturday, February 13, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The New York Islanders travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -126 and the Hurricanes at +114. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 29-18-6 and on the road they have a record of 11-10-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 154 goals and given up 134 goals for a point differential of +20. The Islanders have 6 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 28-24 and an over/under record of 22-27-4. Carolina shows up with a record of 24-21-9 including 12-9-5 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 130 goals and surrendered 144 for a goal differential of -14. The Hurricanes have 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-30 while their over/under record sits at 16-19-19.
John Tavares has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 20 goals this season with 162 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 23 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 12% by scoring 15 goals on 127 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 15 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 709 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 659 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 15 goals on 163 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Cam Ward has 15 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 846 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 768 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have 64 total points this season. They have scored 150 goals while giving up 131 goals. They have had 155 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 155 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.25% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 167 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 134 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 130 goals scored while they've given up 142 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.98%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 3,077 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,030 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.3% as they have 2,237 attempts while they've given up 2,209 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 1,518 face off wins compared to 1,511 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense New York has 1,611 hits and they've blocked 821 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,167 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,708 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 2,342 shots while they've given up 2,080 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 55.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 1,656 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,431 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 628 shot attempts and they have 1,003 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 28-24 straight up
The New York Islanders are 22-27-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 24-30 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 16-19-19 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Upper Body out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
02/11/16 D Justin Faulk Leg "?" Friday vs. Pittsburgh
02/09/16 RW Kris Versteeg Illness expected to miss Friday vs. Pittsburgh
02/03/16 D Brett Pesce Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Carolina
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Tonight's NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.