Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -135 and the Blue Jackets at +122. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 27-18-6 and on the road they have a record of 10-10-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 146 goals and given up 130 goals for a point differential of +16. The Islanders have 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-24 and an over/under record of 21-26-4. Columbus shows up with a record of 21-28-5 including 9-11-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 138 goals and surrendered 170 for a goal differential of -32. The Blue Jackets have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-33 while their over/under record sits at 26-25-3.
John Tavares has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 19 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 21 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 125 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 14 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 679 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 631 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Ryan Johansen has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 10 goals this season with 124 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Scott Hartnell has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 18 goals on 100 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Joonas Korpisalo has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 458 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 421 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 60 total points this season. They have scored 143 goals while giving up 127 goals. They have had 149 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Islanders have allowed 151 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 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 Blue Jackets have a total of 47 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 164 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 191 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 135 goals scored while they've given up 168 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.78%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've attempted 2,695 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,708 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 1,966 attempts while they've given up 1,977 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season. They have 1,323 face off wins compared to 1,326 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense New York has 1,475 hits and they've blocked 731 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,542 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,820 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.8% as they have 1,912 shots while they've given up 2,092 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they've compiled 1,457 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,529 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 728 shot attempts and they have 1,327 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 27-24 straight up
The New York Islanders are 21-26-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 20-33 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-25-3 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Undisclosed out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
01/22/16 GO Sergei Bobrovsky Groin out indefinitely
01/15/16 D David Savard Oblique out indefinitely
01/04/16 GO Curtis McElhinney Ankle out indefinitely
01/04/16 RW David Clarkson Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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