Saturday, March 11, 2017
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The New York Islanders head to Scottrade Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +109 and the Blues at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this game having played 66 games. They have an overall record of 32-23-11 and away from home they have a record of 12-15-5. The currently are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 197 goals for a point differential of -1. The Islanders have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-34 and an over/under record of 35-26-5. St. Louis shows up with a record of 33-27-5 including 18-11-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 178 goals and surrendered 183 for a goal differential of -5. The Blues have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-32 while their over/under record sits at 28-28-9.
John Tavares has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 25 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 149 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 23 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,191 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,093 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Blues. He has 29 goals this season with 207 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 19.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 85 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Jake Allen has 24 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,234 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,121 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have 75 total points this season. They have scored 196 goals while giving up 197 goals. They have had 186 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Islanders have allowed 186 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 9.68% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blues have a total of 71 points on the season. They have 42 power play goals on 190 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 213 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 178 goals scored while they've given up 183 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.93%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 3,695 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,133 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 2,753 attempts while they've given up 2,988 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 1,862 face off wins compared to 1,985 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense has 1,640 hits and they've blocked 1,145 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 3,333 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,402 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.8% as they have 2,497 shots while they've given up 2,521 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 1,927 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,896 face off losses. On defense has blocked 881 shot attempts and they have 1,353 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 31-34 straight up
The New York Islanders are 35-26-5 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 32-32 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 28-28-9 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/10/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. St. Louis
03/10/17 C Shane Prince Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. St. Louis
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 C Casey Cizikas Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
St. Louis Blues Injuries
02/05/17 C Robby Fabbri Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take New York +109
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