Thursday, March 30, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The New York Islanders head to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +113 and the Flyers at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 75 games. They have an overall record of 35-28-12 and on the road they have a record of 15-16-5. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 219 goals and given up 228 goals for a point differential of -9. The Islanders have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-40 and an over/under record of 38-32-5. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 36-32-8 including 22-11-4 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 222 for a goal differential of -22. The Flyers have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-40 while their over/under record sits at 33-35-8.
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Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 33-40 straight up
The New York Islanders are 38-32-5 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 29-40 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 33-35-8 against the over/under
Key New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/29/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Upper Body out indefinitely
03/23/17 RW Ryan Strome Wrist out indefinitely
03/18/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/28/17 C Nick Cousins Concussion "?" Thursday vs. NY Islanders
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
John Tavares has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 28 goals this season with 253 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20.4 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 18.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 13 goals on 166 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 25 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,411 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,290 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 183 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 29 goals on 205 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Steve Mason has 24 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,466 shots against him and has given up 137 goals. He has made 1,329 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 82 total points this season. They have scored 219 goals while giving up 228 goals. They have had 211 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Islanders have allowed 208 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.61% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 50 power play goals on 259 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 227 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 200 goals scored while they've given up 222 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.38%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've attempted 4,196 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,646 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.9% as they have 3,115 attempts while they've given up 3,387 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the season. They have 2,079 face off wins compared to 2,264 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense New York has 1,922 hits and they've blocked 1,259 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 4,620 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,217 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 3,382 shots while they've given up 3,003 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 54.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.9% as they've compiled 2,348 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,180 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 1,214 shot attempts and they have 1,906 hits as a unit.
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