Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The New York Islanders travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +114 and the Wild at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 31-19-7 and on the road they have a record of 12-11-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 164 goals and given up 144 goals for a point differential of +20. The Islanders have 7 overtime losses including 3 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 30-26 and an over/under record of 23-30-4. Minnesota shows up with a record of 27-22-10 including 15-10-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 148 for a goal differential of +8. The Wild have 10 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-32 while their over/under record sits at 24-26-9.
John Tavares has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 22 goals this season with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 25 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 133 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 45 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%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Wild. He has 12 goals this season with 101 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. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 112 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 21 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,294 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,188 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 69 total points this season. They have scored 160 goals while giving up 141 goals. They have had 168 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 167 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 Wild have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 183 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 152 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 156 goals scored while they've given up 146 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.03%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 3,284 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,246 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,385 attempts while they've given up 2,363 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 1,620 face off wins compared to 1,610 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense New York has 1,705 hits and they've blocked 883 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,172 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,311 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,396 shots while they've given up 2,441 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.9% as they've compiled 1,872 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,737 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 870 shot attempts and they have 1,020 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 30-26 straight up
The New York Islanders are 23-30-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 27-32 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 24-26-9 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
02/22/16 D Calvin de Haan Lower Body doubtful Tuesday vs. Minnesota
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
01/08/16 LW Eric Boulton Upper Body out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
02/21/16 LW Jason Zucker Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs NY Islanders
02/06/16 D Jonas Brodin Foot expected to miss a month
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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