Thursday, February 16, 2017
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The New York Rangers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -115 and the Islanders at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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The Rangers come into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 37-18-1 and on the road they have a record of 19-7-0. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 192 goals and given up 147 goals for a point differential of +45. The Rangers have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-19 and an over/under record of 30-21-5. The Islanders show up with a record of 25-20-10 including 18-8-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 162 goals and surrendered 165 for a goal differential of -3. The Islanders have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-30 while their over/under record sits at 29-22-4.
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Mats Zuccarello has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 143 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 18 goals on 102 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 26 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,174 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,070 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 11 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. John Tavares has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 20 goals on 182 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 17 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 931 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 855 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 75 total points this season. They have scored 192 goals while giving up 147 goals. They have had 165 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Rangers have allowed 151 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.55% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 162 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 160 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 162 goals scored while they've given up 165 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.51%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,057 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,213 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 2,328 attempts while they've given up 2,326 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. They have 1,567 face off wins compared to 1,719 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.7%. On defense New York has 1,161 hits and they've blocked 887 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 3,089 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,482 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 2,317 shots while they've given up 2,516 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 49.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 1,580 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,669 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 966 shot attempts and they have 1,346 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 35-19 straight up
The New York Rangers are 30-21-5 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 24-30 straight up
The New York Islanders are 29-22-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
02/14/17 C Shane Prince Upper Body "?" Thursday vs NY Rangers
02/09/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York +104
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