Friday, March 3, 2017
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The New York Islanders head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, March 3, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +156 and the Blackhawks at -173. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this game having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 29-22-10 and away from home they have a record of 9-14-4. The currently are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 182 goals for a point differential of -2. The Islanders have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-32 and an over/under record of 32-24-5. Chicago shows up with a record of 40-18-5 including 21-8-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 160 for a goal differential of +31. The Blackhawks have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-23 while their over/under record sits at 28-24-11.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 12 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 23 goals on 199 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 20 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,047 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 962 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Artem Anisimov has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 22 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Patrick Kane has averaged 21.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 27 goals on 228 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 68 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 24 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,232 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,130 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 68 total points this season. They have scored 180 goals while giving up 182 goals. They have had 174 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Islanders have allowed 176 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.63% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 181 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 191 goals scored while they've given up 160 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.02%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 3,416 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,821 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 2,545 attempts while they've given up 2,760 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. They have 1,745 face off wins compared to 1,835 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense has 1,522 hits and they've blocked 1,061 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 3,562 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,507 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,548 shots while they've given up 2,613 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 1,741 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,843 face off losses. On defense has blocked 894 shot attempts and they have 897 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 28-32 straight up
The New York Islanders are 32-24-5 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 38-23 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 28-24-11 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
02/25/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Dallas
02/23/17 C Casey Cizikas Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/16/17 C Shane Prince Upper Body out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
03/01/17 C Artem Anisimov Undisclosed left last game, "?"
03/01/17 RW Jordin Tootoo Illness "?" Friday vs NY islanders
03/01/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body "?" Friday vs NY Islanders
03/01/17 D Johnny Oduya Acquired "?" Friday vs NY Islanders
Tony's Pick: Take New York +156
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