Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Ottawa Senators travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +120 and the Islanders at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 73 games. They have an overall record of 34-31-8 and on the road they have a record of 14-19-3. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 211 goals and given up 223 goals for a point differential of -12. The Senators have 8 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-39 and an over/under record of 35-37-1. New York shows up with a record of 38-24-9 including 21-9-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 197 goals and surrendered 181 for a goal differential of +16. The Islanders have 9 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-33 while their over/under record sits at 27-37-7.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Senators. He has 13 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 60 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 22 goals on 167 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 29 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,796 shots against him and has given up 151 goals. He has made 1,645 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Tavares has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 26 goals this season with 218 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 20 goals on 169 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 19 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,025 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 950 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Senators have 76 total points this season. They have scored 205 goals while giving up 217 goals. They have had 220 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Senators have allowed 228 power play opportunities and given up 56 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.88% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 199 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 205 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 193 goals scored while they've given up 176 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.11%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've attempted 3,965 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,371 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.9% as they have 2,915 attempts while they've given up 3,300 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season. They have 2,252 face off wins compared to 2,222 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Ottawa has 2,048 hits and they've blocked 1,071 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 4,035 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,103 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,935 shots while they've given up 2,966 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 2,015 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,026 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 1,137 shot attempts and they have 2,059 hits as a unit.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 32-39 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 35-37-1 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 37-33 straight up
The New York Islanders are 27-37-7 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
03/22/16 D Patrick Wiercioch Upper Body is downgraded to out indefinitely
03/04/16 D Mark Borowiecki Knee out for season
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
03/18/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Undisclosed out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Marek Zidlicky Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Adam Pelech Shoulder out indefinitely
03/09/16 GO Jaroslav Halak Groin expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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