Thursday, February 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The New York Islanders head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +114 and the Flyers at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
New York comes into this game having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 23-18-10 and away from home they have a record of 6-10-4. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 153 goals for a point differential of 0. The Islanders have an overall record of 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-28 and an over/under record of 27-20-4. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 26-21-7 including 16-8-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 144 goals and surrendered 164 for a goal differential of -20. The Flyers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-28 while their over/under record sits at 25-23-6.
John Tavares has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 20 goals this season with 166 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 11 goals on 115 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 838 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 772 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Claude Giroux has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 12 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 21 goals on 138 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Steve Mason has 16 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,069 shots against him and has given up 107 goals. He has made 962 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Islanders have 56 total points this season. They have scored 153 goals while giving up 153 goals. They have had 149 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Islanders have allowed 148 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.73% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have a total of 59 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 144 goals scored while they've given up 164 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.61%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 46.9% as they've attempted 2,861 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,234 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 2,138 attempts while they've given up 2,334 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 1,475 face off wins compared to 1,543 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense New York has 1,257 hits and they've blocked 900 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 3,283 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,028 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.7% as they have 2,410 shots while they've given up 2,164 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 1,671 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,572 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 864 shot attempts and they have 1,364 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 22-28 straight up
The New York Islanders are 27-20-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-28 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-23-6 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/06/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/06/17 D Michael Del Zotto Leg "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
02/06/17 C Travis Konecny Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take New York +114
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