Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The New York Islanders travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -180 and the Maple Leafs at +162. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 36-20-7 and on the road they have a record of 17-12-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 184 goals and given up 158 goals for a point differential of +26. 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 35-27 and an over/under record of 25-33-5. Toronto shows up with a record of 21-33-11 including 9-13-9 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 194 for a goal differential of -39. The Maple Leafs have 11 losses in OT and 6 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 20-44 while their over/under record sits at 26-31-8.
John Tavares has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 23 goals this season with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 28 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 17 goals on 148 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 17 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 952 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 873 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nazem Kadri has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this season with 221 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Leo Komarov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 19 goals on 127 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Jonathan Bernier has 7 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 848 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 761 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 79 total points this season. They have scored 180 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 185 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Islanders have allowed 184 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.42% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 53 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 204 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 216 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 150 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.37%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 3,599 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,596 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.3% as they have 2,629 attempts while they've given up 2,601 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. They have 1,790 face off wins compared to 1,793 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense New York has 1,837 hits and they've blocked 995 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,043 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,613 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 2,985 shots while they've given up 2,782 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.2% as they've compiled 2,118 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,015 face off losses. On defense Toronto has blocked 831 shot attempts and they have 1,799 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 35-27 straight up
The New York Islanders are 25-33-5 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 20-44 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 26-31-8 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
03/08/16 D Calvin de Haan Lower Body is downgraded to out indefinitely
03/08/16 D Marek Zidlicky Upper Body expected to miss Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh
02/25/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Upper Body out indefinitely
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/17/15 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
10/17/15 D Stephane Robidas Knee out indefinitely
03/07/16 RW P.A. Parenteau Neck "?" Wednesday vs NY Islanders
02/29/16 C Byron Froese Hand out indefinitely
02/25/16 LW James Van Riemsdyk Foot out for season
02/25/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia out for season
02/10/16 C Tyler Bozak Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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