New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Game Picks 3/23/2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The New York Islanders head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Islanders at +100 and the Flyers at -120.
New York has a record of 42-25-7 this year. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 202 goals and surrendered 177 goals for a point differential of +25. For the year they have an ATS mark of 42-31-0 and an over/under record of 24-44-0. Philadelphia has a record of 36-30-8 this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 224 goals and given up 244 for a goal differential of -20. Their record against the spread is 35-38-0 while their over/under mark is 39-33-0.
Valuable New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 42-31-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 24-44-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 35-38-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 39-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Islanders Injuries
03/21/19 C Valtteri Filppula Upper Body is downgraded to out 4-6 weeks
03/17/19 D Johnny Boychuk Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Philadelphia
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/19/19 D Samuel Morin Illness is questionable Saturday vs NY Islanders
01/12/19 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed IR (01/12)
Josh Bailey has scored 50 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 14 goals this season with 114 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 assists on the year and averages 16.8 minutes played per contest. Anders Lee averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 27 goals on 196 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 47 points on the year. Robin Lehner has 20 wins and 12 losses this season in goal for the Islanders. He has 1,132 shots against him and he's surrendered 84 goals. He's made 1,048 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Claude Giroux has 79 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 20 goals this year with 216 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 59 assists on the year and averages 21.4 minutes played per contest. Sean Couturier averages 22.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 31 goals on 198 attempts. He has 41 assists, giving him a total of 72 points on the year. Carter Hart has 15 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 811 shots against him and he's given up 63 goals. He's made 748 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 91 total points this year, which is 9th in the NHL. They've scored 202 goals while giving up 177 scores, which has them ranked 22nd and 31st respectively. They have had 208 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the league. The Islanders have given up 203 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 13th when short-handed. They average 28 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.63% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 17th in the league with a total of 80 points this season. They have 35 power play goals on 210 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL. They've given up 212 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 25th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 13th with a total of 224 goals scored while they've given up 244 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.64%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 25th overall in the NHL.
New York is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.1%, as they've attempted 3,850 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,317 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 2,872 attempts while they have given up 3,140 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 1,931 face-off wins compared to 2,103 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.9%. That ranks them 28th in the league. On defense New York has 1,829 hits and they have blocked 1,177 shots from the opposition, putting them 2nd overall.
The Flyers are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 2,377 face-off wins compared to 1,952 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54.9%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,618 hits and they have blocked 1,165 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Philadelphia is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 4,274 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,378 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.9% ranks 15th as they have 3,198 attempts while they have given up 3,213 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Islanders/Flyers NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take New York +100
Tony's Pick: Take New York +100
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