Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The New York Islanders head to Nationwide Arena to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +137 and the Blue Jackets at -151. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this game having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 29-21-10 and away from home they have a record of 9-13-4. The currently are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 175 goals for a point differential of +5. The Islanders have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-31 and an over/under record of 31-24-5. Columbus shows up with a record of 37-16-5 including 21-9-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 143 for a goal differential of +44. The Blue Jackets have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-21 while their over/under record sits at 24-30-4.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 12 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.7 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 23 goals on 197 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 20 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,030 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 948 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Cam Atkinson has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 27 goals this season with 174 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 9 goals on 145 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 31 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,348 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,247 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Islanders have 68 total points this season. They have scored 180 goals while giving up 175 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 174 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.75% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 79 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 162 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 157 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 143 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.47%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 3,372 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,750 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 2,512 attempts while they've given up 2,705 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. They have 1,719 face off wins compared to 1,810 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense New York has 1,508 hits and they've blocked 1,045 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 3,241 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,278 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 2,430 shots while they've given up 2,450 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 1,707 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,848 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 828 shot attempts and they have 1,117 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 28-31 straight up
The New York Islanders are 31-24-5 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 35-21 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 24-30-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/23/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Columbus
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
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
02/19/17 LW Lukas Sedlak Lower Body "?" Saturday vs NY Islanders
01/20/17 D Markus Nutivaara Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York +137
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