Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -120 and the Blue Jackets at -102. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 11-10-5 and on the road they have a record of 2-6-1. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 69 goals and given up 75 goals for a point differential of -6. The Islanders have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-15 and an over/under record of 11-11-4. Columbus shows up with a record of 15-5-4 including 9-3-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 77 goals and surrendered 53 for a goal differential of +24. The Blue Jackets have a record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-9 while their over/under record sits at 7-15-2.
Brock Nelson has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 6 goals this season with 57 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 8 goals on 78 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 5 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 535 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 488 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 8 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 6 goals on 71 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 14 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 584 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 543 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Islanders have 27 total points this season. They have scored 69 goals while giving up 75 goals. They have had 74 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Islanders have allowed 90 power play opportunities and given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.07% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 34 points on the season. They have 17 power play goals on 69 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 64 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 77 goals scored while they've given up 53 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.35%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 44.8% as they've attempted 1,402 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,726 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.2% as they have 1,045 attempts while they've given up 1,217 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 749 face off wins compared to 781 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense New York has 675 hits and they've blocked 509 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 1,389 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,352 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51% as they have 1,041 shots while they've given up 1,002 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 52.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 692 face off wins this season and they have suffered 751 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 350 shot attempts and they have 490 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 10-15 straight up
The New York Islanders are 11-11-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 14-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 7-15-2 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
12/08/16 RW Ryan Strome Illness "?" Saturday vs. Columbus
12/03/16 D Adam Pelech Upper Body expected to miss 3-5 days
11/14/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Jaw out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus -102
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