New York Islanders at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Predictions 3/5/2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
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The New York Islanders travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, March 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Islanders at +102 and the Canucks at -113.
New York has a record of 29-29-8 this season and on the road they have a record of 13-17-4-1. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 213 goals and given up 237 goals for a point differential of -24. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-37-0 and an over/under record of 39-24-0. Vancouver is 24-32-9 including 11-15-6-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 176 goals and surrendered 214 for a goal differential of -38. Their record against the spread is 24-41-0 while their over/under record is 38-27-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 29-37-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 39-24-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 24-41-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 38-27-0 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 Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/03/18 LW Sven Baertschi Shoulder is out indefinitely
03/02/18 LW Jussi Jokinen Acquired is "?" Monday vs NY Islanders
02/28/18 LW Loui Eriksson Upper Body is out for season
02/15/18 D Christopher Tanev Leg IR (02/08)
02/09/18 C Brendan Gaunce Foot IR (02/07)
02/09/18 C Markus Granlund Ankle IR (02/07)
Josh Bailey has accumulated 64 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 16 goals this year with 117 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. Anders Lee averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 31 goals on 169 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 18 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has 1,536 shots against him and he's given up 140 goals. He's made 1,396 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Daniel Sedin has scored 46 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 21 goals this season with 139 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Brock Boeser averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 29 goals on 177 shots. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Jacob Markstrom has 17 wins and 21 losses this year in goal for the Canucks. He has 1,369 shots against him and he's surrendered 125 goals. He's made 1,244 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 66 total points this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NHL. They are 6th in the league in goals scored with 213 while they've given up 237 goals, ranking them 1st overall. They have had 203 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the NHL. The Islanders have allowed 188 power play opportunities and have given up 48 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 10.39% for the season. They allow 36 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 26th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks are 28th in the NHL with a total of 57 points this year. They have 46 power play goals on 211 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks them 6th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 224 power play opportunities and have given up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. That is 26th in the NHL. As a team, the Canucks are 24th in the league with 176 goals scored while they've given up 214 goals, which is 4th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.93%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 28th in the NHL.
New York is 29th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.2%, as they've attempted 3,767 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,206 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.4% as they have 2,772 attempts while they have given up 3,196 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 31st in the league. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 46.8% of the time, which is 31st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.2% for the season. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. They have 1,920 face-off wins compared to 2,041 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.5%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense New York has 1,507 hits and they have blocked 1,010 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 17th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,935 face-off wins as opposed to 2,003 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense Vancouver has 1,297 hits and they've blocked 896 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 26th in blocked shots. Vancouver is ranked 25th in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've tried 3,539 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,803 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 28th in the NHL at 47.9%, as they have 2,670 shots while they've given up 2,907 attempts on defense.
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