New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 10/30/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-105) Predators (-105)
Ilya Sorokin and the New York Islanders travel to Bridgestone Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Nashville Predators. The Islanders open this game at -105 while the Predators are priced at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The Islanders were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2-0 win against the Golden Knights in their previous outing. The offensive zone starts for them sat at 29.7% and their PDO rating was 109.1 in this game. They tallied 20 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 27 opportunities to win the puck. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick against finished at 50, giving them a Fenwick rate of 41.2%. The Corsi for the Islanders was 42 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 69 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 37.8%. New York tallied 4 mins in the box in this game. They also had 2 power play chances but weren't able to net one. The Islanders had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the win. In the game, they netted 2 out of the 26 shots they put on net.
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In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the New York Islanders have accumulated 15 goals (25th in the National Hockey League) so far this season and have surrendered 15. For the season, they have racked up 7 points and their points percentage sits at .583. New York skates onto the rink with 16 power play chances and they have tallied 2 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 12.50%. When playing at even strength, the Islanders have allowed the opponent to score 12 goals while having 13 when they are on offense. New York has tried 173 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.7%. The Islanders have had 210 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .929. New York Islanders opponents have recorded 16 power play tries (31st in the league) and have come away with 3 goals in those chances.
The player in the crease for this game is Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin has played in 28 games throughout his professional hockey career. He has amassed an overall record of 16-8-4 and got the start in 27 games. The opposition has been able to score 60 goals against Sorokin in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.21. Sorokin has seen 772 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 712 total saves. His save percentage is at .922 during his 1,632 mins guarding the cage. Throughout his time in hockey, Sorokin has 18 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .667.
In their last game, Nashville faced the Sharks in a game where the Predators earned a win by a mark of 3-1. Nashville wrapped up this game with a 47.6% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Nashville had and you could say that they played like a middle of the road team. They had a Fenwick percentage of 50.0% by amassing a Fenwick of 31 and the Sharks ending the game with a 31 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 104 and their percentage of oZS was 60.0%. The Predators tallied 3 goals of the 26 shots on goal they attempted. They had 1 power play opportunity in this matchup and earned 1 goal on that opportunity.
On the season, the Nashville Predators have earned a total of 20 goals, 6 points, and a points percentage of .429. They have allowed 20 goals to be scored by way of 16 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. The Predators have 13 goals at even strength and 7 goals (3rd in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 22 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 31.82%. Nashville has tried 215 shots (15th in the league) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.30%, while allowing the opposition 207 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.61% on their opponents 23 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.3%.
Across the rink you will find Juuse Saros in the crease. Saros has amassed a lifetime record of 78-51-17 and has participated in 161 games. Saros' quality start rate sits at 60.7% and he has accumulated 88 quality starts in his professional career. He is sitting with 4,325 stops out of 4,701 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .920. The opposition is averaging 2.50 goals per game and he has yielded 376 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 145 contests and his ice time sits at 9,032 minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nashville (-105) and under 5.5 goals
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