Saturday, December 31, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday, December 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +127 and the Jets at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 35 games. They have an overall record of 14-15-6 and on the road they have a record of 3-8-2. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 98 goals and given up 111 goals for a point differential of -13. The Islanders have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-21 and an over/under record of 19-12-4. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 17-18-3 including 10-7-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 101 goals and surrendered 111 for a goal differential of -10. The Jets have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 15-21 while their over/under record sits at 14-19-5.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 5 goals this season with 70 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 102 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 6 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 669 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 605 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Blake Wheeler has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Jets. He has 11 goals this season with 108 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Mark Scheifele has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 15 goals on 82 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 756 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 690 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have 34 total points this season. They have scored 98 goals while giving up 111 goals. They have had 98 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Islanders have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.45% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Jets have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 123 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 136 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 101 goals scored while they've given up 111 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.45%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 45% as they've attempted 1,900 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,321 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.1% as they have 1,414 attempts while they've given up 1,656 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 1,001 face off wins compared to 1,046 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense New York has 900 hits and they've blocked 665 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 1,954 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,107 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.5% as they have 1,476 shots while they've given up 1,570 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.1% as they've compiled 1,046 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,173 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 537 shot attempts and they have 901 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 13-21 straight up
The New York Islanders are 19-12-4 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 15-21 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 14-19-5 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
12/18/16 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York +127
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