New York Islanders at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The New York Islanders travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +122 and the Hurricanes at -135.
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New York has a record of 10-6-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 4-6-0. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 66 goals and given up 59 goals for a point differential of +7. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-8-0 and an over/under record of 11-7-0. Carolina is 7-6-4 including 3-2-3 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 50 goals and surrendered 50 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 7-10-0 while their over/under record is 10-7-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 10-8-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 11-7-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 7-10-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 10-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Islanders Injuries
11/08/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Upper Body IR (11/06)
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/17/17 C Marcus Kruger Illness is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Buffalo
11/13/17 RW Lee Stempniak Hip is out indefinitely
Anders Lee has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 9 goals this year with 42 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 16.7 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 4 goals on 25 shots. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 5 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 285 shots against him and he's given up 29 goals. He's made 256 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Jeff Skinner has scored 12 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 9 goals this season with 64 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 17.5 minutes played per game. Jordan Staal averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 6 goals on 43 shots. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Scott Darling has 5 wins and 4 losses this year in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 359 shots against him and he's surrendered 34 goals. He's made 325 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 22 total points this season, which ranks them 12th in the NHL. They are 3rd in the league in goals scored with 66 while they've given up 59 goals, ranking them 9th overall. They have had 60 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 13th in the NHL. The Islanders have allowed 60 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, putting them 13th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.07% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 22nd in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 26th in the NHL with a total of 18 points this year. They have 8 power play goals on 56 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks them 30th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. That is 20th in the NHL. As a team, the Hurricanes are 26th in the league with 50 goals scored while they've given up 50 goals, which is 26th overall. They average 36 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.22%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 15th in the NHL.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've tried 1,025 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,065 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 21st in Corsi percentage. They are 22nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.9% as they have 751 shots while they've given up 785 attempts on defense. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the year. That puts them 18th and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 508 face-off wins as opposed to 556 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.7%. That is 26th overall in the NHL. On defense New York has 349 hits and they've blocked 280 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 10th in the league.
The Hurricanes are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 59.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 40.3% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 536 face-off wins compared to 490 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.2%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Carolina has 263 hits and they have blocked 230 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.3% as they've attempted 1,161 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 939 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54% ranks 2nd as they have 832 attempts while they have given up 709 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Islanders/Hurricanes NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Carolina -135
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina -135
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