New York Islanders at Edmonton Oilers NHL Parlay 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
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The New York Islanders head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +127 and the Oilers at -140.
New York has a record of 29-29-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-17-5-1. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 216 goals and surrendered 241 goals for a point differential of -25. For the year they have an ATS mark of 29-38-0 and an over/under record of 40-24-0. Edmonton has a record of 28-34-4, including 14-17-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 187 goals and have given up 219 for a goal differential of -32. Their record against the spread is 28-38-0 while their over/under mark is 32-31-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 29-38-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 40-24-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 28-38-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-31-0 against the over/under this season
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)
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
03/05/18 D Adam Larsson Personal is "?" Thursday vs NY Islanders
Player SpotlightJaroslav Halak has 18 wins and 22 losses this season in goal for the Islanders. He has 1,559 shots against him and he's surrendered 144 goals. He's made 1,415 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Josh Bailey has scored 65 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 17 goals this season with 121 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 48 assists on the year and averages 18.1 minutes played per contest. Anders Lee averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 31 goals on 170 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 51 points on the year.
Connor McDavid has 80 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 30 goals this year with 221 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 50 assists on the year and averages 21.5 minutes played per contest. Cam Talbot has 23 wins and 26 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 1,598 shots against him and he's given up 154 goals. He's made 1,444 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Leon Draisaitl averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 157 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 60 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Islanders have given up 189 power play opportunities and surrendered 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this season. That is 30th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.36% for the year. They allow 36 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 27th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Islanders are 22nd overall with 67 total points this year. They are 7th in the league with 216 goals and 1st in goals allowed with 241. They've had 207 power play chances and scored 43 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Oilers are 22nd with a total of 187 goals scored while they are 3rd with 219 goals surrendered this season. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.34%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 30th in the league. The Oilers have a total of 60 points this season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have had 24 power play goals on 167 chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 31st overall. They've given up 203 power play opportunities and surrendered 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 31st when short-handed.
New York is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.4%, as they've attempted 3,825 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,252 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.6% as they have 2,817 attempts while they have given up 3,226 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 30th in the league. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 46.9% of the time, which is 31st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.1% for the season. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. They have 1,944 face-off wins compared to 2,072 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That ranks them 28th in the league. On defense New York has 1,520 hits and they have blocked 1,026 shots from the opposition, putting them 10th overall.
The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the year. That ranks them 5th and 27th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,971 face-off wins as opposed to 2,051 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Edmonton has 1,788 hits and they've blocked 1,053 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 5th in blocked shots. Edmonton is ranked 5th in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've tried 4,132 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,877 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 6th in the NHL at 52.3%, as they have 3,092 shots while they've given up 2,824 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Edmonton -140 and under 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Edmonton -140 and under 6 total goals
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