Saturday, March 25, 2017
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Boston Bruins travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at -127 and the Islanders at +115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Boston comes into this matchup having played 74 games. They have an overall record of 38-30-6 and on the road they have a record of 19-14-6. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 212 goals and given up 201 goals for a point differential of +11. The Bruins have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-36 and an over/under record of 36-30-8. New York shows up with a record of 34-26-12 including 20-10-7 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 213 goals and surrendered 220 for a goal differential of -7. The Islanders have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-38 while their over/under record sits at 37-30-5.
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Valuable Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 36-36 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 36-30-8 against the over/under
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 33-38 straight up
The New York Islanders are 37-30-5 against the over/under
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
Key New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/23/17 RW Ryan Strome Wrist out indefinitely
03/18/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body out indefinitely
03/18/17 C Shane Prince Lower Body out indefinitely
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
Brad Marchand has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 37 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 243 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 33 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,470 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,337 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 27 goals this season with 243 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 20.4 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 18.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 159 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 25 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,363 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,246 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have 82 total points this season. They have scored 212 goals while giving up 201 goals. They have had 226 power play opportunities and have scored 48 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Bruins have allowed 239 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.48% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 202 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 201 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 213 goals scored while they've given up 220 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.73%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 55% as they've attempted 4,571 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,746 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.6% as they have 3,480 attempts while they've given up 2,776 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. They have 2,444 face off wins compared to 2,155 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.1%. On defense has 1,588 hits and they've blocked 970 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 4,035 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,472 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 2,995 shots while they've given up 3,263 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 49.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 2,007 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,171 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,209 shot attempts and they have 1,821 hits as a unit.
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