Nashville Predators at New York Islanders NHL Picks & Predictions 2/5/2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
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The Nashville Predators head to Barclays Center to take on the New York Islanders on Monday, February 5, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Predators at -188 and the Islanders at +169.
Nashville has a record of 31-12-7 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-7-4-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have tallied 156 goals and surrendered 127 goals for a point differential of +29. For the year they have an ATS mark of 31-19-0 and an over/under record of 24-26-0. New York has a record of 26-22-5 including 14-8-3-1 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 177 goals and have given up 192 for a goal differential of -15. Their record against the spread is 26-27-0 while their over/under mark is 33-17-0.
Valuable Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 31-19-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 24-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 26-27-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 33-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
02/04/18 LW Filip Forsberg Possible Suspension is "?" Monday vs NY Islanders
Key New York Islanders Injuries
12/28/17 D Johnny Boychuk Lower Body IR (12/27)
12/18/17 D Calvin de Haan Shoulder IR (12/16)
11/08/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Shoulder IR (11/06)
01/20/18 LW Shane Prince Upper Body IR (01/18)
P.K. Subban has scored 40 total points this year for the Predators. He has 13 goals this season with 119 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 24 minutes played per contest. Kevin Fiala averages 15.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 15 goals on 119 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 33 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 26 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Predators. He has 1,144 shots against him and he's surrendered 83 goals. He's made 1,061 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Anders Lee has 42 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 27 goals this year with 127 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 17.2 minutes played per contest. Josh Bailey averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 87 attempts. He has 43 assists, giving him a total of 56 points on the year. Jaroslav Halak has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 1,171 shots against him and he's given up 105 goals. He's made 1,066 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators have 69 total points this year, which is 5th in the NHL. They've scored 156 goals while giving up 127 scores, which has them ranked 11th and 29th respectively. They have had 177 power play chances and scored 43 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 3rd in the league. The Predators have given up 186 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 10th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.12% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders are 19th in the league with a total of 57 points this season. They have 33 power play goals on 163 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 18th in the NHL. They've given up 156 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 30th overall. As a team, the Islanders are 2nd with a total of 177 goals scored while they've given up 192 goals this season, ranking 1st in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.66%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 29th overall in the NHL.
Nashville is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.7%, as they've attempted 2,881 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,912 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50% as they have 2,169 attempts while they have given up 2,169 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 16th in the league. The Predators 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 6th overall in the NHL. They have 1,653 face-off wins compared to 1,497 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.5%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 1,035 hits and they have blocked 743 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the year. That ranks them 29th and 7th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,556 face-off wins as opposed to 1,672 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That is 28th in the league. On defense New York has 1,154 hits and they've blocked 807 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 8th in blocked shots. New York is ranked 30th in Corsi percentage with 47.4% as they've tried 3,030 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,361 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 30th in the NHL at 46.6%, as they have 2,232 shots while they've given up 2,554 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Predators/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Nashville -188
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville -188
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