Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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The New York Islanders travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +136 and the Oilers at -150. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 64 games. They have an overall record of 30-23-11 and on the road they have a record of 10-15-5. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 188 goals and given up 193 goals for a point differential of -5. The Islanders have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-34 and an over/under record of 34-25-5. Edmonton shows up with a record of 35-22-8 including 16-10-3 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 170 for a goal differential of +17. The Oilers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-30 while their over/under record sits at 25-36-4.
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Josh Bailey has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 12 goals this season with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 18.6 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 11% by scoring 24 goals on 213 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 21 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,124 shots against him and has given up 94 goals. He has made 1,030 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 23 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18.8 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 22 goals on 192 shots. He has 52 assists giving him a total of 74 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 33 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,697 shots against him and has given up 137 goals. He has made 1,560 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 71 total points this season. They have scored 188 goals while giving up 193 goals. They have had 182 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Islanders have allowed 181 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.54% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 78 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 188 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 182 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 170 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.3% as they've attempted 3,604 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,016 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.1% as they have 2,685 attempts while they've given up 2,901 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 1,822 face off wins compared to 1,925 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.6%. On defense has 1,589 hits and they've blocked 1,115 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,705 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,610 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 2,772 shots while they've given up 2,645 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.6% as they've compiled 1,824 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,090 face off losses. On defense has blocked 965 shot attempts and they have 1,617 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 29-34 straight up
The New York Islanders are 34-25-5 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 31-30 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-36-4 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/06/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs. Edmonton
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 C Casey Cizikas Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton -150
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