Florida Panthers vs New York Islanders Hockey Betting Tips 10/12/2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
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Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders (1-2-0, 6th in the Metropolitan Division) host the Florida Panthers (1-2-0, 7th in the Atlantic Division) at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The odds on this game have the Panthers priced at +105 and the Islanders are at -116. The total is set at 6. The Panthers cover 33.3% of the time, having gone 1-2 SU. New York is covering 33.3% of the time, going 1-2 straight up.
The Florida Panthers were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6 - 3 loss against the Carolina Hurricanes in their last game. The Panthers offense didn't overly impress in this defeat. In their game, they earned a goal on 3 of the 50 shots they put on goal. They also had 6 power play opportunities and were able to notch 2 goals out of those tries. Florida racked up 10 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Panthers was 53 and the Corsi against was 32 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 62.4%. Their Fenwick was 38 and the Fenwick against was 25, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 60.3%. They took 23 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 19 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 67.8% and they had a PDO at even strength of 79.1 for this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Carolina Hurricanes earned a total of 35 shots. They finished with a total of 16 penalty mins and they tallied 3 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 2 total points this season, which ranks them 21st in the NHL. They are 22nd in the league in goals scored with 9 while they've given up 14 goals, ranking them 9th overall. They have had 13 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 31%. That is 9th in the NHL. The Panthers have allowed 7 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%, putting them 19th in the league when short-handed. They average 38 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.83% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 86%. That puts them 27th in the league in stopping the puck.
The New York Islanders faced off against the Edmonton Oilers in a game where the Islanders were on the wrong end of the score by a score of 5 - 2. In this outing, New York wound up with a 53.3% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 40 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 35. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 51.0% by notching a Fenwick of 26 and the Oilers ending the game with a 25 Fenwick. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that New York played and it tells us that they didn't have their best game. They had a PDO at even strength of 83.6 and they had an oZS percentage of 54.5%. The Islanders netted 2 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play chances in this one but were not able to net one. Concerning the opposition, the Oilers had 5 power play opportunities and came through by scoring 2 goals of those opportunities. New York gave up 27 shots on goal and the Oilers earned a total of 4 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders are 24th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 4 opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That ranks them 12th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 9 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%. That is 24th in the NHL. As a team, the Islanders are 28th in the league with 7 goals scored while they've given up 8 goals, which is 25th overall. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.14%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Florida is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 111 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 104 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.1% as they have 85 attempts while they have given up 75 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 5th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.1% of the time, which is 7th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season. That is 25th overall in the NHL. They have 60 face-off wins compared to 71 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 45.8%. That ranks them 27th in the league. On defense Florida has 44 hits and they have blocked 29 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Islanders are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 44.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 55.4% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 69 face-off wins compared to 57 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54.8%. That is 5th in the league. On defense New York has 62 hits and they have blocked 46 shots from the opposition, which is 4th in the league. New York is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.1% as they've attempted 117 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 137 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.9% ranks 16th as they have 87 attempts while they have given up 91 shots on the defensive end.
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