New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators Prediction, 11/17/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022
Location: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-110) Predators (-110)
The Nashville Predators (7-8-1) will go up against the New York Islanders (11-6-0) at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday. The odds on this game have New York at -110 and Nashville is at -110. The over/under has been set at 6.
The New York Islanders were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-2 win against the Senators in their previous contest . The Islanders had a impressive offensive output in the victory. While out there on the ice, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 35 shots they launched. Moreover, they had 3 power play chances and were able to notch 2 goals. New York recorded 17 minutes in the box for this contest.
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While at even strength, the Islanders have conceded 34 goals while earning 47 when they are on offense. New York Islanders opponents have earned 57 power play opportunities (15th in pro hockey) and have earned 9 goals in those attempts. With respect to their scoring, the New York Islanders have notched 57 goals (9th in hockey) so far this year and have conceded 43. New York has attempted 550 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.4%. For the current campaign, they have racked up 22 points and their points percentage sits at .647. The Islanders so far have had 557 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .923. New York is sitting with 50 power play chances and they have notched 10 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 20.00%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Ilya Sorokin. During his career on the ice, Sorokin has accounted for 61 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .726. His save percentage sits at .925 during his 5,008 minutes on the ice. Sorokin has seen 2,561 shots against him and he has 2,368 saves. The opposition has racked up 193 goals against Sorokin in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.31. He has compiled a mark of 46-28-11 and he was named the starter in 84 games. Sorokin has played in 86 contests throughout his pro hockey career.
When they took the ice last, Nashville faced the Wild in a game where the Predators took home the win by a score of 2-1. The Predators notched 2 goals out of the 25 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 5 power play opportunities in this one and recorded 1 out of those opportunities.
During this campaign, the Nashville Predators have earned 41 goals, 15 points, as well as a points percentage of .469. They have allowed 51 goals to be scored by of a combination of 41 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they were shorthanded. The Predators have tallied 32 goals at even strength and 9 goals (28th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a tally of 60 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 15.00%. Nashville has taken 466 shots (26th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.80%, while allowing the opposition 522 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.33% on their opponents 60 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.2%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Juuse Saros defending the goal. Saros has earned a lifetime mark of 119-78-21 and has been in net for 234 games. Saros' quality start percentage sits at 61.5% and he has 134 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He has racked up 6,436 stops out of the 7,004 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .919. Opponents are averaging 2.57 goals/game and he has allowed 568 goals in total. He has made the start in 218 games and has played for a total of 13,285 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville (-110)
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