Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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The New York Islanders travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +104 and the Hurricanes at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 32-24-11 and on the road they have a record of 12-16-5. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 199 goals and given up 201 goals for a point differential of -2. The Islanders have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-35 and an over/under record of 36-26-5. Carolina shows up with a record of 27-27-11 including 19-10-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 162 goals and surrendered 189 for a goal differential of -27. The Hurricanes have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-38 while their over/under record sits at 26-30-9.
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John Tavares has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 25 goals this season with 225 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 150 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 23 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,209 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,107 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 15 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 17.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 21 goals on 213 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Cam Ward has 22 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,428 shots against him and has given up 136 goals. He has made 1,292 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have 75 total points this season. They have scored 199 goals while giving up 201 goals. They have had 190 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Islanders have allowed 187 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.71% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 169 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 162 goals scored while they've given up 189 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.22%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 3,754 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,168 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.1% as they have 2,793 attempts while they've given up 3,018 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. They have 1,882 face off wins compared to 2,022 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.2%. On defense has 1,678 hits and they've blocked 1,150 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,786 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,432 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 2,779 shots while they've given up 2,582 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 57.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.4% as they've compiled 1,919 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,745 face off losses. On defense has blocked 850 shot attempts and they have 1,197 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 31-35 straight up
The New York Islanders are 36-26-5 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 25-38 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 26-30-9 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/11/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body missed last game, "?" Monday vs. Carolina
03/11/17 C Shane Prince Lower Body missed last game, "?" Monday vs. Carolina
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 C Casey Cizikas Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
03/13/17 RW Valentin Zykov Upper Body out indefinitely
03/13/17 LW Brock McGinn Upper Body out indefinitely
03/08/17 LW Phillip Di Giuseppe Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina -115
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