New York Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Air Canada Centre
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The New York Islanders travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +162 and the Maple Leafs at -180.
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New York has a record of 25-20-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 12-13-2-0. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 172 goals and given up 180 goals for a point differential of -8. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-25-0 and an over/under record of 32-15-0. Toronto is 28-18-5 including 13-8-2-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 162 goals and surrendered 146 for a goal differential of +16. Their record against the spread is 28-23-0 while their over/under record is 23-24-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 25-25-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 32-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 28-23-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 23-24-0 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)
01/20/18 LW Shane Prince Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/19/18 C Casey Cizikas Upper Body IR (01/12)
01/14/18 LW Andrew Ladd Upper Body IR (01/05)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/17 RW Nikita Soshnikov Lower Body IR (12/11)
12/17/17 D Nikita Zaitsev Foot IR (12/16)
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia IR (10/03)
01/22/18 D Morgan Rielly Arm IR (01/20)
Anders Lee has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 27 goals this year with 119 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 17.2 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey averages 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 12 goals on 80 shots. He has 42 assists, giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 15 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 1,083 shots against him and he's given up 99 goals. He's made 984 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
William Nylander has scored 36 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 10 goals this season with 116 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 16.7 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 22 goals on 128 shots. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 24 wins and 14 losses this year in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,420 shots against him and he's surrendered 113 goals. He's made 1,307 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 55 total points this season, which ranks them 20th in the NHL. They are 2nd in the league in goals scored with 172 while they've given up 180 goals, ranking them 1st overall. They have had 159 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 12th in the NHL. The Islanders have allowed 151 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, putting them 30th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.01% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 28th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 8th in the NHL with a total of 61 points this year. They have 30 power play goals on 143 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks them 8th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 155 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. That is 6th in the NHL. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 5th in the league with 162 goals scored while they've given up 146 goals, which is 14th overall. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.14%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 9th in the NHL.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've tried 2,847 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,126 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 26th in Corsi percentage. They are 30th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.1% as they have 2,101 shots while they've given up 2,363 attempts on defense. The Islanders 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 30th and 8th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,470 face-off wins as opposed to 1,568 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.4%. That is 28th overall in the NHL. On defense New York has 1,072 hits and they've blocked 763 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 9th in the league.
The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the year. That ranks them 22nd and 10th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,670 face-off wins as opposed to 1,566 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Toronto has 1,045 hits and they've blocked 706 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 18th in blocked shots. Toronto is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they've tried 3,065 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,109 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 48.4%, as they have 2,252 shots while they've given up 2,403 attempts on defense.
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