Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders Prediction, 11/26/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: UBS Arena in Elmont, NY
Tristan Jarry and the Pittsburgh Penguins (9-6-4) go to UBS Arena on Friday where they'll meet the New York Islanders (5-9-2).
The Penguins had a good night with a 4-1 win over the Canucks in their last outing. The Corsi for the Penguins was 43 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 51 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 45.7%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 37.8% and they had a PDO of 108.3 in this game. Pittsburgh accrued 10 penalty mins for this contest. The Penguins had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this victory. Their Fenwick was 33 and the Fenwick Against sat at 39, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 45.8%. They had a tally of 19 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 25 opportunities to gain puck control. Additionally, they had 4 chances with extra men on the ice and were able to notch 1 goal. For the game, they converted 4 out of the 37 shots they attempted.
With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Pittsburgh Penguins have earned 57 goals (15th in hockey) over the course of the season and have allowed 50. For the year, they have tallied 22 points and their points percentage is .579. Pittsburgh has accumulated 58 power play opportunities and they have added 7 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 12.07%. While at even strength, the Penguins have surrendered 45 goals while getting 50 on offense. Pittsburgh has tried 677 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.4%. The Penguins have had 592 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .916. Pittsburgh Penguins opponents have recorded 49 power play tries (27th in the NHL) and have racked up 5 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Tristan Jarry. Opponents have scored 284 goals against Jarry in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.57. Jarry has been involved in 117 matchups during his NHL career. His save percentage currently sits at .915 during his 6,631 minutes played. He has compiled a record of 68-33-10 and he started in 111 games. During his career on the ice, Jarry has accounted for 70 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .631. Jarry has seen 3,351 shot attempts against him and he has 3,067 total saves.
Their last time out, New York played the Rangers in a game where the Islanders took the loss by a tally of 4-1. They had 6 power play opportunities in this contest but weren't able to score a goal. The Islanders earned 1 goal out of the 21 shots on goal they attempted. They had a PDO at even strength of 85 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 46.6%. New York wrapped up this game with a 50.9% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that New York played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a Fenwick percentage of 41.7% by way of having a Fenwick of 15 and the Rangers earning a 21 Fenwick.
This season, the New York Islanders have tallied 32 goals, 12 points, as well as a points percentage of .375. They have permitted 50 goals to be scored by way of 41 goals at even strength and 9 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Islanders have racked up 27 goals at even strength and 5 goals (32nd in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have recorded 47 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 10.64%. New York has put up 470 shots (32nd in hockey) and has a shot percentage of 6.81%, while allowing their opponents 524 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 81.63% on their oppositions 49 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.5%.
For the opposition you are expected to see Ilya Sorokin defending the goal. He has recorded 873 stops out of the 948 shots taken against him, which gives him a rate of .921. Sorokin has accumulated a lifetime record of 18-11-5 and has played in 34 games. He has started in 33 games and has played 1,956 minutes. Sorokin's percentage of quality starts is 66.7% and he has 22 quality starting assignments in his professional career. Teams are averaging 2.30 goals/game and he has given up 75 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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