Thursday, March 2, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The New York Islanders head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +110 and the Stars at -121. The over/under has been set at 6.
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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. Dallas shows up with a record of 24-28-10 including 17-10-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of -28. The Stars have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-38 while their over/under record sits at 33-29-0.
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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Jamie Benn has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Stars. He has 21 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 19.9 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 232 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Kari Lehtonen has 14 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 1,140 shots against him and has given up 114 goals. He has made 1,026 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
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 Stars have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 219 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 203 power play opportunities and have given up 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 201 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.10%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
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.
Dallas has attempted 3,735 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,684 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 2,771 shots while they've given up 2,682 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,940 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,980 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,002 shot attempts and they have 1,201 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
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 24-38 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 33-29-0 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/27/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body probable
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
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
02/25/17 RW Adam Cracknell Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York +110
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