New York Islanders at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 12/29/2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
Bell MTS Place
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The New York Islanders travel to Bell MTS Place to play the Winnipeg Jets on Friday, December 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +127 and the Jets at -140.
New York has a record of 20-13-4 this season and on the road they have a record of 8-10-1-0. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 133 goals and given up 129 goals for a point differential of +4. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-17-0 and an over/under record of 25-11-0. Winnipeg has a record of 21-11-6 including 13-3-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 125 goals and surrendered 108 for a goal differential of +17. Their record against the spread is 21-17-0 while their over/under record is 21-16-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 20-17-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 25-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-17-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-16-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Islanders Injuries
12/18/17 D Calvin de Haan Shoulder IR (12/16)
11/08/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Upper Body IR (11/06)
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/14/17 D Dustin Byfuglien Lower Body IR (12/10)
11/19/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body IR (11/18)
Jaroslav Halak has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 665 shots against him and he's given up 61 goals. He's made 604 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Josh Bailey has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 11 goals this year with 64 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Anders Lee averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 26% by scoring 22 goals on 86 shots. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the season.
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 30 total points this year for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 109 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 15.9 minutes played per game. Connor Hellebuyck has 19 wins and 4 losses this year in goal for the Jets. He has 875 shots against him and he's surrendered 71 goals. He's made 804 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Mark Scheifele averages 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 15 goals on 84 shots. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have allowed 110 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this year. That is 30th in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.59% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 30th in the league. The Islanders has 44 total points this season, ranking 12th in the NHL in offense. They are 1st in the league with 133 goals while they've given up 129 goals, which is 2nd overall. They have had 125 power play opportunities and scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 6th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 3rd with 125 goals scored while they are 17th in the NHL with 108 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.42%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 15th place in the league. The Jets have a total of 48 points this year, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 32 power play goals on 137 opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That ranks their power play unit 4th. They've allowed 134 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, which is 20th overall.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've tried 2,103 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,207 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 20th in Corsi percentage. They are 25th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.4% as they have 1,559 shots while they've given up 1,659 attempts on defense. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the year. That puts them 25th and 10th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,071 face-off wins as opposed to 1,150 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That is 27th overall in the NHL. On defense New York has 790 hits and they've blocked 548 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 14th in the league.
The Jets are 21st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 1,240 face-off wins compared to 1,108 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 841 hits and they have blocked 567 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Winnipeg is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.3% as they've attempted 2,157 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,220 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.9% ranks 18th as they have 1,645 attempts while they have given up 1,653 shots on the defensive end.
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