New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils Prediction, 11/11/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-132) Devils (+100)
Mackenzie Blackwood and the New Jersey Devils play the New York Islanders at Prudential Center on Thursday. The Devils open this game at +100 while the Islanders are priced at -132. The over/under opens at 5.5.
The Islanders were on the losing side of the ice with a 5-2 loss against the Wild in their previous game. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 56.7% and they had a PDO of 93.9 for this matchup. They totaled 27 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 17 attempts to win the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 30 and the Fenwick against finished at 44, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 40.5%. The Corsi for the Islanders sat at 41 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 59 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 41.0%. New York compiled 2 penalty minutes for this game. Moreover, they had 1 opportunity with more players on the ice but weren't able to net one. The Islanders didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. In the game, they finished 2 of the 21 shots they put on net.
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With respect to their scoring capabilities, the New York Islanders have earned 27 goals (29th in hockey) on the season and have conceded 24. For the season, they have recorded 12 points and their points percentage is sitting at .600. New York is sitting with 25 power play chances and they have tallied 4 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 16.00%. When playing at even strength, the Islanders have conceded 20 goals while earning 23 themselves. New York has tried 297 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.1%. The Islanders have had 334 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .928. New York Islanders opponents have 26 power play opportunities (30th in hockey) and have come away with 4 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the net in this game is Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin has taken the ice for 31 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has amassed a record of 18-8-5 and he started in 30 games. Opponents have scored 64 goals against Sorokin in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.11. Sorokin has seen 857 shots taken against him and has gathered 793 saves. His save percentage is at .925 in his 1,817 minutes on the ice. Over the course of his career, Sorokin has 21 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .700.
When they were on the ice last, New Jersey faced the Panthers in a game where the Devils took home the win by a score of 7-3. They had a PDO of 113 and their percentage of oZS was 34.5%. They had 4 power play chances in this matchup and earned 2 goals out of those attempts. Their Fenwick rate came in at 44.0% by way of having a Fenwick of 37 and the Panthers having racked up a 47 Fenwick. The Devils tallied 7 goals of the 31 shots on goal they were seeking. New Jersey wrapped up this game with a 43.0% Corsi rating. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that New Jersey had and they played a solid game.
On the year, the New Jersey Devils are sitting with 32 goals, 14 points, in addition to a points percentage of .636. They have granted a total of 32 goals to be scored by way of 21 goals at even strength and 11 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Devils have scored 27 goals at even strength and 5 goals (26th in the league) while on the power play. They have recorded 35 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 14.29%. New Jersey has put up 346 shots (24th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.25%, while allowing the opposition 319 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 74.42% on their oppositions 43 tries on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 90.0%.
Across the rink you will find Mackenzie Blackwood protecting the goal. He has accrued 2,978 stops out of 3,269 shots attempted against him, which gives him a save % of .911. Blackwood is sitting with a career mark of 47-41-13 and has been in goal for 107 games. He has made the start in 101 games and has played 6,159 mins. Blackwood's percentage of quality starts sits at 54.5% and he has made 55 quality starting assignments in his pro career. Teams are averaging 2.84 goals/game and he has surrendered 291 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey (+100)
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