Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +160 and the Islanders at +140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 46-30-6 last season and on the road they had a record of 28-10-3. They finished 3rd in the Pacific Division. They scored 241 goals and gave up 210 goals for a point differential of +31. The Sharks had 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they had an ATS record of 43-36 and an over/under record of 42-33-7. New York had a regular season record of 45-27-10 including 25-11-5 at home last season. They were 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 232 goals and surrendered 216 for a goal differential of +16. The Islanders had 10 losses in OT and 5 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 43-35 while their over/under record sat at 34-40-8.
Joe Pavelski accumulated 78 total points last season for the Sharks. He had 38 goals last year with 224 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He had a total of 40 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Brent Burns averaged 26 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 27 goals on 353 shots. He had 48 assists giving him a total of 75 points on the season. Martin Jones had 37 wins and 23 losses last season in net for the Sharks. He had 1,734 shots against him and gave up 143 goals. He made 1,591 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Tavares accumulated 70 total points last season for the Islanders. He had 33 goals last year with 250 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 37 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Andrew Ladd averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 25 goals on 181 shots. He had 21 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Thomas Greiss had 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He had 1,197 shots against him and gave up 90 goals. He made 1,107 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks had 98 total points last season. They scored 241 goals while giving up 210 goals. They had 275 power play opportunities and scored 62 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sharks allowed 236 power play opportunities and gave up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.67% for the season. They allowed 27 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders had a total of 100 points on the season. They had 43 power play goals on 229 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. They allowed 232 power play opportunities and gave up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Sharks had a total of 232 goals scored while they gave up 216 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.62%. As a team they gave up 30 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose had a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they attempted 4,595 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,404 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 53% as they had 3,504 attempts while they gave up 3,112 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks started possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 49% for the season. They had 2,472 face off wins compared to 2,404 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 50.7%. On defense San Jose had 1,686 hits and they blocked 1,292 shots from the opposition.
New York attempted 4,602 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,729 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 49.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.6% as they had 3,352 shots while they gave up 3,407 attempts on defense. The Islanders had an offensive zone percentage of 51.9% and their defensive zone percentage was 48.1% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they compiled 2,331 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,323 face off losses. On defense New York blocked 1,322 shot attempts and they had 2,311 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 43-36 straight up last season
The San Jose Sharks were 42-33-7 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders were 43-35 straight up last season
The New York Islanders were 34-40-8 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
New York Islanders Injuries
10/17/16 C Shane Prince Lower Body out indefinitely
10/16/16 C Casey Cizikas Leg injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs San Jose
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose
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