Sunday, February 28, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -139 and the Oilers at +126. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 33-19-7 and on the road they have a record of 14-11-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 170 goals and given up 146 goals for a point differential of +24. The Islanders have 7 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-26 and an over/under record of 23-32-4. Edmonton shows up with a record of 22-34-7 including 15-14-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of -39. The Oilers have 7 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 1-7-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-41 while their over/under record sits at 32-27-4.
John Tavares has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 23 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 27 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 138 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%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 20 goals this season with 220 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 102 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 745 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 671 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 73 total points this season. They have scored 166 goals while giving up 143 goals. They have had 173 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 174 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 9.27% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have a total of 51 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 184 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 149 goals scored while they've given up 190 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.28%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've attempted 3,383 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,370 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,464 attempts while they've given up 2,443 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the season. They have 1,685 face off wins compared to 1,669 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense New York has 1,735 hits and they've blocked 927 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,434 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,653 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 2,494 shots while they've given up 2,717 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,892 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,952 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 936 shot attempts and they have 1,390 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 32-26 straight up
The New York Islanders are 23-32-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 22-41 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-27-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
02/25/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Upper Body out indefinitely
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
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton
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