Thursday, March 9, 2017
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The New York Islanders head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at -145 and the Canucks at +131. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this game having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 31-23-11 and away from home they have a record of 11-15-5. The currently are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 192 goals and surrendered 194 goals for a point differential of -2. The Islanders have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-34 and an over/under record of 34-26-5. Vancouver shows up with a record of 28-30-8 including 18-10-5 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 188 for a goal differential of -35. The Canucks have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-38 while their over/under record sits at 25-28-13.
John Tavares has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 24 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 20.2 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 147 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 1,152 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,057 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Bo Horvat has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 20 goals this season with 121 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 17.8 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 13 goals on 77 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 17 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,329 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,218 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Islanders have 73 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 194 goals. They have had 183 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Islanders have allowed 183 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 9.61% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canucks have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 192 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 180 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Islanders have a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.44%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.2% as they've attempted 3,650 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,075 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 2,718 attempts while they've given up 2,941 shots on the defensive end. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 1,840 face off wins compared to 1,948 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.6%. On defense has 1,608 hits and they've blocked 1,134 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 3,408 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,663 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 2,496 shots while they've given up 2,829 attempts on defense. The Canucks 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 51.4% as they've compiled 2,053 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,945 face off losses. On defense has blocked 834 shot attempts and they have 1,178 hits as a unit.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 30-34 straight up
The New York Islanders are 34-26-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 24-38 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 25-28-13 against the over/under
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
03/08/17 C Shane Prince Lower Body expected to miss Thursday vs. Vancouver
03/07/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. Vancouver
03/01/17 C Alan Quine Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 C Casey Cizikas Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
03/07/17 RW Loui Eriksson Lower Body out indefinitely
03/01/17 GO Jacob Markstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Nikita Tryamkin Illness out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take New York -145
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