Edmonton Oilers vs New York Islanders Hockey Betting Tips and Predictions 10/8/2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Barclays Center to play the New York Islanders on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Edmonton has a record of 2-0-0 this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 9 goals and given up 7 goals for a point differential of +2. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-0 and an over/under record of 1-0-0. New York is 1-1-0 including 0-1-0-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 5 goals and surrendered 3 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 1-1 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 2-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 1-1 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/05/19 RW Alex Chiasson Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Islanders
10/03/19 D Adam Larsson Back is OUT 6-8 weeks
10/02/19 C Riley Sheahan Concussion is OUT 7-10 days
Key New York Islanders Injuries
09/30/19 LW Andrew Ladd Knee is out indefinitely
The Edmonton Oilers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 6 - 5 win over the Los Angeles Kings in their previous game. The Oilers had a solid offensive output and it showed in the win. In this matchup, they scored on 6 of the 31 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 5 power play chances and netted 2 goals out of those attempts. Edmonton had 10 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Oilers was 35 and the Corsi against was 36 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 49.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 25 and the Fenwick against sat at 24, which means they had a rate of 51.0%. They earned 20 face-off wins at even strength and lost 21 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 53.8% and they had a PDO of 98.9 for this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Los Angeles Kings put up 32 shots. They had a total of 12 penalty minutes and they had 5 power play attempts.
The New York Islanders opposed the Winnipeg Jets in a game where the Islanders earned a victory by a final score of 4 - 1. In this game, New York earned a 44.2% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 42 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 53. Their Fenwick rate was 50.7% by notching a Fenwick of 35 and the Jets ending the game with a 34 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game New York played and they put on a good performance in this one. Their PDO was 108.2 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 41.9%. The Islanders netted 4 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 1 power play attempt in this outing and were able to convert 1 on that chance. Regarding their opponent, the Jets had 2 power play attempts but weren't able to put the puck in the net. New York allowed 36 shots on goal and the Jets ended up with 2 penalty mins.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 4 total points this season, which ranks them 11th in the NHL. They are 10th in the league in goals scored with 9 while they've given up 7 goals, ranking them 14th overall. They have had 7 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 29%. That is 10th in the NHL. The Oilers have allowed 9 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%, putting them 8th in the league when short-handed. They average 27 shots per game and as a team shoot 16.98% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 21st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders are 18th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 2 opportunities for a percentage of 50%. That ranks them 3rd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 4 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. That is 20th in the NHL. As a team, the Islanders are 19th in the league with 5 goals scored while they've given up 3 goals, which is 27th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.47%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%. That is 4th in the NHL.
Edmonton is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 42.3%, as they've attempted 60 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 82 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 42.9% as they have 42 attempts while they have given up 56 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 27th in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time, which is 13th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. That is 19th overall in the NHL. They have 38 face-off wins compared to 37 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 15th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 38 hits and they have blocked 26 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Islanders are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 41% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 59% for the season, which is 6th in the NHL. They have 47 face-off wins compared to 43 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.2%. That is 9th in the league. On defense New York has 44 hits and they have blocked 36 shots from the opposition, which is 1st in the league. New York is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 43% as they've attempted 77 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 102 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48% ranks 20th as they have 61 attempts while they have given up 66 shots on the defensive end.
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