Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The New York Rangers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -128 and the Islanders at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 26 games. They have an overall record of 17-8-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-4-0. Currently they are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 95 goals and given up 65 goals for a point differential of +30. The Rangers have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-9 and an over/under record of 15-9-2. New York shows up with a record of 9-10-5 including 7-4-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 71 for a goal differential of -9. The Islanders have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 8-15 while their over/under record sits at 10-10-4.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 8 goals this season with 55 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Kevin Hayes has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 24% by scoring 10 goals on 42 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 12 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 538 shots against him and has given up 46 goals. He has made 492 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 6 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 6 goals on 49 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 4 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 497 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 452 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have 35 total points this season. They have scored 95 goals while giving up 65 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Rangers have allowed 67 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 12.94% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 69 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 84 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 62 goals scored while they've given up 71 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.83%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.1% as they've attempted 1,343 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,509 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 1,021 attempts while they've given up 1,053 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.8% for the season. They have 747 face off wins compared to 776 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense New York has 520 hits and they've blocked 456 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,306 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,588 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.3% as they have 972 shots while they've given up 1,129 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 702 face off wins this season and they have suffered 725 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 459 shot attempts and they have 638 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 17-9 straight up
The New York Rangers are 15-9-2 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 8-15 straight up
The New York Islanders are 10-10-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back expected to miss 5-7 days
New York Islanders Injuries
12/03/16 D Adam Pelech Upper Body expected to miss 3-5 days
11/14/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Jaw out indefinitely
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York +104
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