Vegas Golden Knights at New York Islanders NHL Picks & Predictions 10/30/2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
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The Vegas Golden Knights travel to Barclays Center to play the New York Islanders on Monday, October 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Golden Knights at +153 and the Islanders at -170.
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Vegas has a record of 8-1-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-0-0. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 34 goals and given up 19 goals for a point differential of +15. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-1-0 and an over/under record of 5-4-0. New York is 6-4-1 including 3-0-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 39 goals and surrendered 35 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 6-5-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 8-1-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 6-5-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/29/17 C Vadim Shipachyov Suspension is out indefinitely
10/22/17 GO Malcolm Subban Lower Body IR (10/22)
10/15/17 RW David Clarkson Back IR (10/03)
10/15/17 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion IR (10/03)
10/15/17 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Concussion IR (10/14)
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
Key New York Islanders Injuries
No key injuries to report
James Neal has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 7 goals this year with 22 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 32%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 17.4 minutes played per game. Reilly Smith averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 2 goals on 16 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Malcolm Subban has 2 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 94 shots against him and he's given up 6 goals. He's made 88 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Josh Bailey has scored 11 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 3 goals this season with 15 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 17.2 minutes played per game. Anders Lee averages 17.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 6 goals on 27 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Thomas Greiss has 2 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Islanders. He has 166 shots against him and he's surrendered 17 goals. He's made 149 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights have 16 total points this season, which ranks them 5th in the NHL. They are 15th in the league in goals scored with 34 while they've given up 19 goals, ranking them 31st overall. They have had 39 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 19th in the NHL. The Golden Knights have allowed 29 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, putting them 6th in the league when short-handed. They average 29 shots per game and as a team shoot 13.08% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%. That puts them 2nd in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders are 10th in the NHL with a total of 13 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 38 opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That ranks them 25th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 35 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. That is 18th in the NHL. As a team, the Islanders are 6th in the league with 39 goals scored while they've given up 35 goals, which is 10th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.64%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Vegas is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.8%, as they've attempted 535 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 540 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.3% as they have 394 attempts while they have given up 406 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 21st in the league. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. That is 20th overall in the NHL. They have 302 face-off wins compared to 262 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.5%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Vegas has 162 hits and they have blocked 134 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
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 ranks them 24th and 8th respectively in the NHL. They have 297 face-off wins as opposed to 344 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.3%. That is 29th in the league. On defense New York has 231 hits and they've blocked 150 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 17th in blocked shots. New York is ranked 14th in Corsi percentage with 49.8% as they've tried 641 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 647 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 48.2%, as they have 463 shots while they've given up 497 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Golden Knights/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take New York -170 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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