Florida Panthers at New York Islanders NHL Picks & Predictions 3/26/2018
Monday, March 26, 2018
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The Florida Panthers travel to Barclays Center to play the New York Islanders on Monday, March 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -140 and the Islanders at +127.
Florida has a record of 38-28-7 this season and on the road they have a record of 15-17-4-1. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 223 goals and given up 224 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-35-0 and an over/under record of 37-35-0. New York has a record of 31-34-10 including 17-16-4-1 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 242 goals and surrendered 273 for a goal differential of -31. Their record against the spread is 31-44-0 while their over/under record is 45-27-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 38-35-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 37-35-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 31-44-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 45-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
03/24/18 GO Roberto Luongo Upper Body is "?" Monday vs NY Islanders
Key New York Islanders Injuries
12/18/17 D Calvin de Haan Shoulder IR (12/16)
11/08/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Shoulder IR (11/06)
02/24/18 C Alan Quine Lower Body IR (02/22)
02/19/18 GO Thomas Greiss Lower Body IR (02/16)
02/08/18 D Scott Mayfield Lower Body IR (02/06)
01/20/18 LW Shane Prince Upper Body IR (01/18)
Roberto Luongo has 15 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 988 shots against him and he's given up 72 goals. He's made 916 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Jonathan Huberdeau has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 23 goals this year with 177 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck averages 21.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 30 goals on 253 shots. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the season.
Anders Lee has scored 59 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 38 goals this season with 191 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17.3 minutes played per game. Jaroslav Halak has 18 wins and 26 losses this year in goal for the Islanders. He has 1,673 shots against him and he's surrendered 157 goals. He's made 1,516 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Josh Bailey averages 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 141 shots. He has 51 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have allowed 211 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this year. That is 16th in the NHL. They average 35 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.80% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 11th in the league. The Panthers has 83 total points this season, ranking 19th in the NHL in offense. They are 15th in the league with 223 goals while they've given up 224 goals, which is 15th overall. They have had 225 power play opportunities and scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 21st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Islanders are 7th with 242 goals scored while they are 1st in the NHL with 273 goals allowed this year. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.31%. They give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them in 29th place in the league. The Islanders have a total of 72 points this year, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 52 power play goals on 232 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks their power play unit 6th. They've allowed 214 power play opportunities and have given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, which is 31st overall.
Florida is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50%, as they've attempted 4,405 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,405 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.5% as they have 3,438 attempts while they have given up 3,373 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 11th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.8% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 2,381 face-off wins compared to 2,279 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That ranks them 10th in the league. On defense Florida has 1,465 hits and they have blocked 1,032 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 47.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.9% for the year. That ranks them 31st and 2nd respectively in the NHL. They have 2,198 face-off wins as opposed to 2,318 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.7%. That is 24th in the league. On defense New York has 1,682 hits and they've blocked 1,146 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. New York is ranked 24th in Corsi percentage with 47.5% as they've tried 4,294 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,749 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 29th in the NHL at 46.7%, as they have 3,160 shots while they've given up 3,603 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take New York +127
Tony's Pick: Take New York +127
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