New York Islanders vs Columbus Blue Jackets Prediction, 11/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
The New York Islanders (12-8-0) are hitting the road to Nationwide Arena on Friday where they will attempt to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets (7-10-1).
The New York Islanders will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 3-2 win against the Maple Leafs in their previous contest . New York recorded 13 mins in the box for this contest. The Islanders had a middle of the road offensive performance in the victory. Furthermore, they had 1 power play chance but weren't able to score. For the game, they converted 3 out of the 24 shots they attempted.
New York Islanders opponents have earned 64 power play opportunities (15th in the league) and have scored 11 goals in those attempts. The Islanders thus far have had 655 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .916. New York has attempted 636 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.4%. While at even strength, the Islanders have surrendered 44 goals while notching 54 themselves. New York comes into the game with 59 power play chances and they have added 12 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 20.34%. For the season, they have 24 points and their points percentage comes in at .600. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the New York Islanders have notched 66 goals (8th in the NHL) this year and have conceded 55.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Ilya Sorokin. Opponents have racked up 200 goals against Sorokin in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.34. Sorokin has been involved in 88 games throughout his professional hockey career. His save percentage is at .924 during his 5,129 mins played. He has accumulated a record of 47-29-11 and got the start in 86 games. Over the course of his career, Sorokin has accrued 62 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .721. Sorokin has had 2,624 shots taken against him and has gathered 2,424 saves.
Their last time out, Columbus faced off against the Panthers in a game where the Blue Jackets earned a victory by a final score of 5-3. They had 2 power play opportunities in this outing and netted 2 out of those chances. The Blue Jackets scored 5 goals of the 23 shots on goal they took.
This season, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a total of 55 goals, 15 points, as well as a points percentage of .417. They have allowed 78 goals to be scored by way of 66 goals at even strength and 12 goals while they were shorthanded. The Blue Jackets have 49 goals at even strength and 6 goals (32nd in hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 43 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 13.95%. Columbus has taken 539 shots (27th in hockey) and has a shot percentage of 10.20%, while allowing the other team 672 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 76.47% on the other teams 51 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 88.4%.
Across the rink you are going to see Joonas Korpisalo protecting the goal. He has recorded 4,847 stops out of the 5,377 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .901. Korpisalo holds a career record of 79-69-22 and has been in goal for 188 games. He has been a starter 169 games and his ice time sits at 10,336 mins. Korpisalo's percentage of quality starts is 46.2% and he has made 78 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. The opposition is averaging 3.08 goals/game and he has allowed 530 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Columbus
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