Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Joe Louis Arena
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The New York Islanders travel to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at -113 and the Red Wings at +102. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 27-21-10 and on the road they have a record of 7-13-4. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 174 goals and given up 174 goals for a point differential of 0. The Islanders have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-31 and an over/under record of 31-22-5. Detroit shows up with a record of 24-25-10 including 12-13-5 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 149 goals and surrendered 175 for a goal differential of -26. The Red Wings have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-35 while their over/under record sits at 27-26-6.
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Josh Bailey has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 11 goals this season with 130 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 21 goals on 192 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 18 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 979 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 898 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Henrik Zetterberg has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 13 goals this season with 134 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 97 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 14 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,028 shots against him and has given up 100 goals. He has made 928 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 64 total points this season. They have scored 174 goals while giving up 174 goals. They have had 169 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Islanders have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.67% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Red Wings have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 192 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 176 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 149 goals scored while they've given up 175 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.94%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.4% as they've attempted 3,280 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,635 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 2,445 attempts while they've given up 2,628 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 1,669 face off wins compared to 1,752 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.8%. On defense New York has 1,441 hits and they've blocked 1,007 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 3,079 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,280 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.1% as they have 2,338 shots while they've given up 2,524 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.5% as they've compiled 1,857 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,680 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 756 shot attempts and they have 1,181 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 26-31 straight up
The New York Islanders are 31-22-5 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 17-35 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 27-26-6 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/16/17 C Shane Prince Upper Body out indefinitely
02/09/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
02/19/17 D Mike Green Illness "?" Tuesday vs NY Islanders
02/15/17 RW Gustav Nyquist Suspension expected to miss 6 games, eligible to return March 4 vs. Edmonton.
02/10/17 D Jonathan Ericsson Wrist out for season
01/03/17 GO Jimmy Howard Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit +102
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