Saturday, March 19, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The New York Islanders travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +130 and the Stars at -150. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 38-22-9 and on the road they have a record of 17-14-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and given up 174 goals for a point differential of +22. The Islanders have 9 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-31 and an over/under record of 27-36-6. Dallas shows up with a record of 42-21-9 including 23-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 233 goals and surrendered 211 for a goal differential of +22. The Stars have 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 42-30 while their over/under record sits at 41-30-1.
John Tavares has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 26 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 30 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 19 goals on 163 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 19 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 964 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 894 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Stars. He has 33 goals this season with 278 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 40 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 36 goals on 229 shots. He has 44 assists giving him a total of 80 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 22 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,124 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,013 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 85 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 169 goals. They have had 195 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 198 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.29% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Stars have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 51 power play goals on 227 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 215 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 231 goals scored while they've given up 209 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.94%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've attempted 3,916 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,980 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 2,860 attempts while they've given up 2,877 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 1,971 face off wins compared to 1,972 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense New York has 2,013 hits and they've blocked 1,103 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 4,480 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,031 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.5% as they have 3,303 shots while they've given up 2,992 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 53% and their defensive zone percentage is 47% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 2,317 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,271 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 1,039 shot attempts and they have 1,336 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 37-31 straight up
The New York Islanders are 27-36-6 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 42-30 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 41-30-1 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
03/18/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Undisclosed is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Dallas
03/17/16 C Casey Cizikas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs Dallas
03/13/16 D Marek Zidlicky Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out indefinitely
03/09/16 GO Jaroslav Halak Groin expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Dallas Stars Injuries
03/18/16 C Tyler Seguin Achilles is downgraded to expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/17/16 D John Klingberg Lower Body "?" Saturday vs New York Islanders
03/17/16 C Mattias Janmark Upper Body "?" Saturday vs New York Islanders
03/08/16 D Jason Demers Shoulder out indefinitely
03/03/16 D Jordie Benn Lower Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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