Thursday, April 14, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +115 and the Panthers at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 82 games. They have an overall record of 45-27-10 and on the road they have a record of 20-16-5. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 232 goals and given up 216 goals for a point differential of +16. The Islanders have 10 overtime losses including 5 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 43-35 and an over/under record of 34-40-8. Florida shows up with a record of 47-26-9 including 25-11-5 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 239 goals and surrendered 203 for a goal differential of +36. The Panthers have 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 44-35 while their over/under record sits at 33-31-18.
John Tavares has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 33 goals this season with 250 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 37 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 22 goals on 202 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,197 shots against him and has given up 90 goals. He has made 1,107 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 27 goals this season with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 153 shots. He has 42 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 35 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,801 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,660 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 100 total points this season. They have scored 227 goals while giving up 211 goals. They have had 229 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Islanders have allowed 232 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.41% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have a total of 103 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 278 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 268 power play opportunities and have given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 232 goals scored while they've given up 200 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.84%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've attempted 4,569 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,682 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 3,330 attempts while they've given up 3,371 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 2,304 face off wins compared to 2,303 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense New York has 2,294 hits and they've blocked 1,311 shots from the opposition.
Florida has attempted 4,101 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,253 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.2% as they have 3,213 shots while they've given up 3,311 attempts on defense. The Panthers have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 2,548 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,540 face off losses. On defense Florida has blocked 942 shot attempts and they have 1,910 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 43-35 straight up
The New York Islanders are 34-40-8 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 44-35 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 33-31-18 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
04/12/16 GO Jaroslav Halak Groin expected to miss Round 1 vs. Florida
04/11/16 RW Kyle Okposo Personal is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Florida
04/11/16 D Travis Hamonic Knee "?" Thursday vs. Florida
04/10/16 GO Jean-Francois Berube Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Florida
04/08/16 C Anders Lee Fibula out indefinitely
03/18/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion likely out for season
Florida Panthers Injuries
04/12/16 D Erik Gudbranson Foot is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. NY Islanders
04/11/16 C Derek MacKenzie Foot is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. NY Islanders
04/10/16 D Steven Kampfer Ankle "?" Thursday vs. NY Islanders
03/30/16 C Vincent Trocheck Ankle expected to miss 3 weeks
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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