Sunday, December 18, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Ottawa Senators head to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to take on the New York Islanders on Sunday, December 18, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Senators at -180 and the Islanders at +162. The over/under is 5.5.
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Ottawa comes into this game having played 30 contests. They have an overall record of 16-11-3 and away from home they have a record of 7-6-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 73 goals and surrendered 82 goals for a point differential of -9. The Senators have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-14 and an over/under record of 12-16-2. New York comes into this game with a record of 11-13-6 including 9-6-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 79 goals and surrendered 93 for a goal differential of -14. The Islanders have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-19 while their over/under record sits at 14-12-4.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Senators. He has 7 goals this season with 76 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Kyle Turris has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 12 goals on 59 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 12 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 615 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 568 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Tavares has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 9 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 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 11% by scoring 7 goals on 66 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 5 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 611 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 554 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Senators have 35 total points this season. They have scored 73 goals while giving up 82 goals. They have had 98 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Senators have allowed 104 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.44% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 28 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 103 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 79 goals scored while they've given up 93 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.92%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.1% as they've attempted 1,615 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,811 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.7% as they have 1,179 attempts while they've given up 1,291 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 935 face off wins compared to 942 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Ottawa has 793 hits and they've blocked 520 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 1,611 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,984 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 44.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.2% as they have 1,208 shots while they've given up 1,406 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they've compiled 864 face off wins this season and they have suffered 905 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 578 shot attempts and they have 762 hits as a unit.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 13-14 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 12-16-2 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 10-19 straight up
The New York Islanders are 14-12-4 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Injuries
12/17/16 D Mark Borowiecki Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. New Jersey
12/16/16 LW Mike Hoffman Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. New Jersey & Sunday vs. NY Islanders
12/13/16 GO Craig Anderson Personal out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
12/16/16 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Ottawa
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
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa -180
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