New York Islanders vs. Florida Panthers, 01/11/17 – Expert Prediction
Written by: Alex Alarcon
Florida Panthers (18-16-8) at New York Islanders (15-15-8)
Game Time: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Lines: Panthers +105/ Islanders -125
The Florida Panthers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
Shutout Victory Against Devils
Florida comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 18-16-8 and on the road they have a record of 8-8-5. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division.
The Panthers have 44 total points this season. They have scored 98 goals while giving up 113 goals. They have had 147 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%.
The Panthers have allowed 134 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.30% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Losing Streak Up To Two
New York shows up with a record of 15-15-8 including 11-7-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They’ve scored 106 goals and surrendered 117 for a goal differential of -11.
The Islanders have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-23 while their over/under record sits at 20-14-4.
The Islanders have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 108 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 124 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%.
- Panthers are 2-8 in their last 10 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Panthers are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Panthers are 1-6 in their last 7 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
New York Islanders
- Islanders are 7-0 in their last 7 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days.
- Islanders are 10-4 in their last 14 Wednesday games.
The Islanders are on a two game losing streak due to a short road trip but return home before another long road trip. Expect the Islanders to perform in front of New York and gain some momentum before they travel again.
PICK: NEW YORK ISLANDERS
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