Friday, April 22, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Friday, April 22, 2016. The series is tied 2-2. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +142 and the Panthers at -157. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 45-27-10 and on the road they had a record of 20-16-5. They finished 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 232 goals and gave up 216 goals for a point differential of +16. The Islanders had 10 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 43-35 and an over/under record of 34-40-8. Florida had a regular season record of 47-26-9 including 25-11-5 at home this season. They were 1st in the Atlantic Division. They scored 239 goals and surrendered 203 for a goal differential of +36. The Panthers had 9 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 44-35 while their over/under record sat at 33-31-18.
John Tavares accumulated 70 total points this season for the Islanders. He had 33 goals this season with 250 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 37 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 22 goals on 202 shots. He had 42 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Thomas Greiss had 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He had 1,197 shots against him and gave up 90 goals. He made 1,107 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jaromir Jagr accumulated 66 total points this season for the Panthers. He had 27 goals this season with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He had a total of 39 assists on the season and averaged 17 minutes played per game. Jussi Jokinen averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 153 shots. He had 42 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Roberto Luongo had 35 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He had 1,801 shots against him and gave up 141 goals. He made 1,660 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders had 100 total points this season. They scored 227 goals while giving up 211 goals. They had 229 power play opportunities and scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Islanders allowed 232 power play opportunities and gave up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They averaged 29 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.41% for the season. They allowed 30 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers had a total of 103 points on the season. They had 47 power play goals on 278 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. They allowed 268 power play opportunities and gave up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders had a total of 232 goals scored while they gave up 200 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.84%. As a team they gave up 30 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
New York had a Corsi percentage of 49.3% as they attempted 4,602 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,729 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 49.6% as they had 3,352 attempts while they gave up 3,407 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders started possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.1% for the season. They had 2,331 face off wins compared to 2,323 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 50.1%. On defense New York had 2,311 hits and they blocked 1,322 shots from the opposition.
Florida attempted 4,101 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,253 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.2% as they had 3,213 shots while they gave up 3,311 attempts on defense. The Panthers had an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage was 50.8% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they compiled 2,548 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,540 face off losses. On defense Florida blocked 942 shot attempts and they had 1,910 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders were 43-35 straight up this season
The New York Islanders were 34-40-8 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers were 44-35 straight up this season
The Florida Panthers were 33-31-18 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
04/21/16 D Ryan Pulock Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Florida
04/12/16 GO Jaroslav Halak Groin expected to miss Round 1 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
04/21/16 C Vincent Trocheck Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. NY Islanders
02/06/16 D Willie Mitchell Concussion out indefinitely
01/04/16 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
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