Thursday, October 27, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The New York Islanders travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, October 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +145 and the Penguins at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 6 games. They have an overall record of 3-3-0 and on the road they have a record of 0-2-0. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 18 goals and given up 17 goals for a point differential of +1. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-3 and an over/under record of 2-4-0. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 4-2-1 including 4-0-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 16 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of -5. Their record against the spread is 3-3 while their over/under record sits at 2-2-3.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 1 goal this season with 10 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 2 goals on 10 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 116 shots against him and has given up 11 goals. He has made 105 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 2 goals this season with 16 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 2 goals on 21 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 219 shots against him and has given up 21 goals. He has made 198 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 6 total points this season. They have scored 18 goals while giving up 17 goals. They have had 15 power play opportunities and have scored 1 goal on those chances for a percentage of 7%. The Islanders have allowed 22 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 95%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.78% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Penguins have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 27 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 29 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 16 goals scored while they've given up 21 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.31%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 322 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 360 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.9% as they have 235 attempts while they've given up 246 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 173 face off wins compared to 191 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.5%. On defense New York has 149 hits and they've blocked 114 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 398 shots at full strength and they've given up 404 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 293 shots while they've given up 297 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 235 face off wins this season and they have suffered 233 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 107 shot attempts and they have 191 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 3-3 straight up
The New York Islanders are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 3-3 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 2-2-3 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/25/16 LW Nikolay Kulemin Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Montreal
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/17/16 C Shane Prince Lower Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/26/16 D Kris Letang Upper Body "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
10/25/16 LW Conor Sheary Eye out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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