Saturday, February 4, 2017
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +195 and the Islanders at -215. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 22-20-7 and on the road they have a record of 6-14-6. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 131 goals and given up 141 goals for a point differential of -10. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-27 and an over/under record of 21-21-7. New York shows up with a record of 22-17-9 including 16-8-5 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 138 for a goal differential of +1. The Islanders have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-26 while their over/under record sits at 24-20-4.
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Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 115 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 18 goals on 173 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 19 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,135 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,029 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 19 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 108 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 782 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 726 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Hurricanes have 51 total points this season. They have scored 131 goals while giving up 141 goals. They have had 148 power play opportunities and have scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 123 power play opportunities and given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.83% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have a total of 53 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 139 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 142 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 139 goals scored while they've given up 138 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.48%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 2,845 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,569 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.8% as they have 2,067 attempts while they've given up 1,921 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.7% for the season. They have 1,416 face off wins compared to 1,333 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.5%. On defense Carolina has 893 hits and they've blocked 648 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,666 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,088 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.4% as they have 1,998 shots while they've given up 2,221 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 50% and their defensive zone percentage is 50% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 1,391 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,441 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 867 shot attempts and they have 1,191 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-27 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 21-21-7 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 21-26 straight up
The New York Islanders are 24-20-4 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
02/01/17 RW Lee Stempniak Possible Suspension "?" Friday vs. Edmonton
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/02/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Detroit
02/02/17 D Thomas Hickey Lower Body is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Detroit
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York -215
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