New York Islanders vs Winnipeg Jets NHL Betting Tips 10/17/2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Bell MTS Place
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Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders (3-3-0, 4th in the Metropolitan Division) go to Bell MTS Place on Thursday where they'll take on the Winnipeg Jets (4-3-0, 4th in the Central Division). The Islanders open this matchup at +113 while the Jets are priced at -125. The total has been set at 6. The Islanders are covering 40.0% of the time, having gone 2-3 SU. Winnipeg covers 42.9% of the time, going 3-4 straight up.
The New York Islanders were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3 - 2 victory against the St. Louis Blues in their previous contest. The Islanders had a middle of the road offensive performance in the win. In their game, they earned a goal on 3 out of the 32 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to score. New York earned 4 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Islanders was 46 and the Corsi against was 39 giving them a Corsi percentage of 54.1%. Their Fenwick was 24 while the Fenwick against was 23, which earned them a Fenwick percentage of 51.1%. They took 19 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 32 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 44.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 108.8 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the St. Louis Blues put up 23 shots. They finished with 2 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 2 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Islanders have 6 total points this season, which ranks them 16th in the NHL. They are 18th in the league in goals scored with 14 while they've given up 17 goals, ranking them 17th overall. They have had 11 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 27%. That is 7th in the NHL. The Islanders have allowed 16 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, putting them 23rd in the league when short-handed. They average 28 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.48% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 12th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Winnipeg Jets went up against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a matchup where the Jets ended up losing by a tally of 7 - 2. In this matchup, Winnipeg went home with a 61.0% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 36 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 23. Their Fenwick rate was 60.5% by notching a Fenwick of 26 and the Penguins having earned a 17 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Winnipeg had and we'd say it was a below average outing in all. They had a PDO of 71.7 and their percentage of oZS was 60.3%. The Jets notched 2 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they tried. They had 6 power play chances in this one and netted 1 out of those opportunities. As for the opposition, the Penguins had 2 power play opportunities and took advantage of the situation by scoring 1 goal on that attempt. Winnipeg gave up 28 shots on goal and the Penguins earned a total of 12 penalty minutes.
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The Jets are 8th in the NHL with a total of 8 points this year. They have 3 power play goals on 21 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks them 22nd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 13 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 69%. That is 27th in the NHL. As a team, the Jets are 7th in the league with 23 goals scored while they've given up 26 goals, which is 2nd overall. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.04%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 19th in the NHL.
New York is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.2%, as they've attempted 250 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 280 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.5% as they have 168 attempts while they have given up 186 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Islanders start possessions in the offensive zone 46.6% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.4% for the season. That is 10th overall in the NHL. They have 138 face-off wins compared to 142 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That ranks them 19th in the league. On defense New York has 127 hits and they have blocked 94 shots from the opposition, putting them 1st overall.
The Jets are 5th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.5% for the season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have 146 face-off wins compared to 156 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 138 hits and they have blocked 63 shots from the opposition, which is 7th in the league. Winnipeg is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've attempted 283 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 272 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50% ranks 17th as they have 209 attempts while they have given up 209 shots on the defensive end.
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