New Jersey Devils at New York Islanders NHL Picks & Predictions 1/16/2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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The New Jersey Devils head to Barclays Center to take on the New York Islanders on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +106 and the Islanders at -117.
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New Jersey has a record of 22-12-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 10-6-5-3. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 133 goals and surrendered 130 goals for a point differential of +3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-20-0 and an over/under record of 24-17-0. New York has a record of 22-18-4 including 13-5-3-1 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 153 goals and have given up 160 for a goal differential of -7. Their record against the spread is 22-22-0 while their over/under mark is 29-12-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 22-20-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 24-17-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 22-22-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 29-12-0 against the over/under this season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
11/15/17 D Mirco Mueller Collarbone IR (11/12)
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)
01/14/18 LW Andrew Ladd Upper Body IR (01/05)
01/14/18 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body left last game, is doubtful Monday vs Montreal
01/14/18 RW Josh Bailey Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs Montreal
Jesper Bratt has scored 27 total points this year for the Devils. He has 11 goals this season with 62 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 16 assists on the year and averages 16.3 minutes played per contest. Nico Hischier averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 8 goals on 96 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the year. Cory Schneider has 17 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Devils. He has 1,058 shots against him and he's surrendered 90 goals. He's made 968 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Josh Bailey has 50 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 12 goals this year with 74 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 17.8 minutes played per contest. Anders Lee averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 25 goals on 109 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 40 points on the year. Jaroslav Halak has 13 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 897 shots against him and he's given up 84 goals. He's made 813 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 52 total points this year, which is 13th in the NHL. They've scored 133 goals while giving up 130 scores, which has them ranked 14th and 14th respectively. They have had 133 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the league. The Devils have given up 146 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 11th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.19% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders are 22nd in the league with a total of 48 points this season. They have 30 power play goals on 146 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the NHL. They've given up 138 power play opportunities and surrendered 36 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 153 goals scored while they've given up 160 goals this season, ranking 2nd in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.06%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 29th overall in the NHL.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've tried 2,283 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,522 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 26th in Corsi percentage. They are 23rd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.4% as they have 1,766 shots while they've given up 1,886 attempts on defense. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the year. That puts them 28th and 7th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,243 face-off wins as opposed to 1,403 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47%. That is 29th overall in the NHL. On defense New Jersey has 894 hits and they've blocked 636 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
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 23rd and 9th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,280 face-off wins as opposed to 1,358 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.5%. That is 25th in the league. On defense New York has 930 hits and they've blocked 654 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 14th in blocked shots. New York is ranked 21st in Corsi percentage with 48.6% as they've tried 2,504 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,653 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 24th in the NHL at 48%, as they have 1,843 shots while they've given up 1,999 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey +106
Tony's Pick: Take New Jersey +106
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