New York Islanders at Chicago Blackhawks NHL Parlay 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The New York Islanders head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +127 and the Blackhawks at -140.
New York has a record of 23-20-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 10-13-1-0. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 161 goals and surrendered 173 goals for a point differential of -12. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-24-0 and an over/under record of 31-13-0. Chicago has a record of 22-17-6, including 12-8-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 136 goals and have given up 123 for a goal differential of +13. Their record against the spread is 22-23-0 while their over/under mark is 19-24-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 23-24-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 31-13-0 against the over/under this season
Important Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 22-23-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 19-24-0 against the over/under this season
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)
01/18/18 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body is "?" Saturday vs Chicago
01/14/18 LW Andrew Ladd Upper Body IR (01/05)
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/29/17 C Artem Anisimov Upper Body IR (12/28)
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Vertigo IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Player SpotlightJaroslav Halak has 13 wins and 14 losses this season in goal for the Islanders. He has 972 shots against him and he's surrendered 92 goals. He's made 880 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Anders Lee has scored 41 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 26 goals this season with 112 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 17.1 minutes played per contest. Josh Bailey averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 12 goals on 75 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the year.
Jonathan Toews has 31 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 14 goals this year with 130 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Jeff Glass has 3 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 210 shots against him and he's given up 19 goals. He's made 191 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Patrick Kane averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 18 goals on 157 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Islanders have given up 146 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73% this season. That is 30th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.05% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, ranking them 29th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Islanders are 21st overall with 50 total points this year. They are 2nd in the league with 161 goals and 1st in goals allowed with 173. They've had 152 power play chances and scored 30 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 12th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blackhawks are 14th with a total of 136 goals scored while they are 25th with 123 goals surrendered this season. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.79%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 6th in the league. The Blackhawks have a total of 50 points this season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have had 26 power play goals on 168 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 26th overall. They've given up 144 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 7th when short-handed.
New York is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48%, as they've attempted 2,687 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,910 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.2% as they have 1,970 attempts while they have given up 2,205 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 30th in the league. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time, which is 29th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 1,385 face-off wins compared to 1,469 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.5%. That ranks them 24th in the league. On defense New York has 1,003 hits and they have blocked 705 shots from the opposition, putting them 8th overall.
The Blackhawks are 2nd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 57.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 42.8% for the season, which is 30th in the NHL. They have 1,390 face-off wins compared to 1,419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Chicago has 823 hits and they have blocked 616 shots from the opposition, which is 26th in the league. Chicago is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.2% as they've attempted 2,959 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,602 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.3% ranks 12th as they have 2,088 attempts while they have given up 1,986 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago -140 and under 6.5 total goals
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