Friday, March 31, 2017
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The New Jersey Devils head to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Friday, March 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Devils at +171 and the Islanders at -190. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New Jersey comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 27-35-14 and on the road they have a record of 12-20-6. Currently they are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 174 goals and given up 224 goals for a point differential of -50. The Devils have an overall record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-49 and an over/under record of 28-28-20. New York shows up with a record of 35-28-12 including 20-12-7 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 219 goals and surrendered 228 for a goal differential of -9. The Islanders have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-40 while their over/under record sits at 38-32-5.
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Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 24-49 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 28-28-20 against the over/under
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 33-40 straight up
The New York Islanders are 38-32-5 against the over/under
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
03/18/17 RW Devante Smith-Pelly Lower Body out indefinitely
03/14/17 C Jacob Josefson Upper Body out indefinitely
03/03/17 LW Michael Cammalleri Upper Body out indefinitely
Key New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/29/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Upper Body out indefinitely
03/23/17 RW Ryan Strome Wrist out indefinitely
03/18/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body out indefinitely
Taylor Hall has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Devils. He has 19 goals this season with 217 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 25 goals on 179 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 20 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,677 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,528 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Tavares has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 28 goals this season with 253 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 37 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 13 goals on 166 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 25 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,411 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,290 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 68 total points this season. They have scored 174 goals while giving up 224 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Devils have allowed 232 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.32% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 211 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 208 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Devils have a total of 219 goals scored while they've given up 228 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.61%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 46.6% as they've attempted 3,685 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,227 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 2,860 attempts while they've given up 3,257 shots on the defensive end. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 46.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.4% for the season. They have 2,258 face off wins compared to 2,289 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense New Jersey has 1,508 hits and they've blocked 970 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 4,196 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,646 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 3,115 shots while they've given up 3,387 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 47.9% as they've compiled 2,079 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,264 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 1,259 shot attempts and they have 1,922 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey +171
Josh's Pick: Take New Jersey +171
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