Thursday, March 3, 2016
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The New York Islanders travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -131 and the Jets at +119. The over/under has been set at 5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 34-20-7 and on the road they have a record of 15-12-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 174 goals and given up 151 goals for a point differential of +23. 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 33-27 and an over/under record of 23-33-5. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 26-32-4 including 13-15-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 161 goals and surrendered 186 for a goal differential of -25. The Jets have 4 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-36 while their over/under record sits at 27-30-5.
John Tavares has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 23 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 27 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 142 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 926 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 851 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Jets. He has 16 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 18 goals on 187 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 683 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 75 total points this season. They have scored 170 goals while giving up 148 goals. They have had 178 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Islanders have allowed 177 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.18% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Jets have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 198 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 230 power play opportunities and have given up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 159 goals scored while they've given up 183 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.62%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've attempted 3,497 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,485 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,545 attempts while they've given up 2,521 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season. They have 1,741 face off wins compared to 1,722 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense New York has 1,797 hits and they've blocked 964 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,461 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,352 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 2,556 shots while they've given up 2,512 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 52.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,771 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,944 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 840 shot attempts and they have 1,588 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 33-27 straight up
The New York Islanders are 23-33-5 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 24-36 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 27-30-5 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
02/25/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Upper Body out indefinitely
01/18/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out for season
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
02/25/16 C Bryan Little Neck out for season
02/15/16 D Mark Stuart Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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