Friday, November 18, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Friday, November 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -145 and the Islanders at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 16 games. They have an overall record of 10-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 3-3-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 48 goals and given up 46 goals for a point differential of +2. The Penguins have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-6 and an over/under record of 8-4-4. New York shows up with a record of 5-8-3 including 5-4-2 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 40 goals and surrendered 51 for a goal differential of -11. The Islanders have a record of 2-5-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-11 while their over/under record sits at 7-7-2.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 8 goals this season with 41 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 5 goals on 62 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 393 shots against him and has given up 38 goals. He has made 355 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
John Tavares has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 5 goals this season with 53 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 4 goals on 30 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 3 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 363 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 328 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have 22 total points this season. They have scored 48 goals while giving up 46 goals. They have had 55 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Penguins have allowed 63 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.41% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have a total of 13 points on the season. They have 5 power play goals on 48 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 10%. They have allowed 64 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 40 goals scored while they've given up 51 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.46%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 48.4% as they've attempted 922 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 982 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.4% as they have 699 attempts while they've given up 716 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. They have 506 face off wins compared to 562 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.4%. On defense Pittsburgh has 396 hits and they've blocked 266 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 865 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,055 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 643 shots while they've given up 732 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 460 face off wins this season and they have suffered 499 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 323 shot attempts and they have 433 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 9-6 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-4-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 5-11 straight up
The New York Islanders are 7-7-2 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/16/16 GO Matt Murray Facial injured last game, "?" Friday vs NY Islanders
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
11/14/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Jaw out indefinitely
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York +131
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