Monday, March 21, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Monday, March 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +125 and the Islanders at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 34-24-12 and on the road they have a record of 15-14-5. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 182 goals and given up 189 goals for a point differential of -7. The Flyers have 12 overtime losses including 7 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 34-36 and an over/under record of 28-25-17. New York shows up with a record of 38-23-9 including 21-8-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 177 for a goal differential of +19. The Islanders have 9 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-32 while their over/under record sits at 27-37-6.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 18 goals this season with 198 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 41 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 25 goals on 184 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Steve Mason has 17 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,273 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,165 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 216 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 19 goals on 165 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 19 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 999 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 927 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flyers have 80 total points this season. They have scored 180 goals while giving up 182 goals. They have had 238 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Flyers have allowed 234 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 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 92%.
The Islanders have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 196 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 201 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 192 goals scored while they've given up 172 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.17%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 4,118 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,053 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 2,991 attempts while they've given up 2,942 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 2,132 face off wins compared to 2,080 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,950 hits and they've blocked 1,111 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,981 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,055 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,899 shots while they've given up 2,933 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 1,992 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,999 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 1,122 shot attempts and they have 2,032 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 34-36 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 28-25-17 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 37-32 straight up
The New York Islanders are 27-37-6 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/20/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/18/16 C Chris Vandevelde Suspension expected to miss Monday vs New York Islanders; eligible to return Tuesday vs Columbus
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
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
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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