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 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLineGF/GASUUnitsO/USOGSHT %PPPP %SOGSHT %PPPP %
9: NY ISLANDERS
10: BUFFALO
5.5
+116
2.7 / 3.3
1.9 / 3.0
33-48
21-60
-8.7
-28.0
44-34-3
28-38-15
2511
2117
8.8%
7.3%
276
254
17.4%
14.2%
2426
2791
10.9%
8.7%
264
272
22.0%
18.4%
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating Line
TeamsGoaliesRatingEstimated LineEdge
NY ISLANDERSNABOKOV2.70, -181
BUFFALOKNAPP1.90, +181 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
NY ISLANDERS - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games33-48-8.669-99-14.9562-748-114.644-3491-70635-608
in a road game where where the total is 5.514-19+2.529-40+4137-202-20.220-1338-31174-168
in April games4-3+35-6+0.950-60+1.32-45-547-57
second half of the season20-20+4.643-49+5.9310-411-47.722-1752-36358-326
on Sunday games3-3+0.65-9-3.236-48-2.54-28-441-43
after a division game9-20-11.521-36-11.7169-238-50.419-936-18183-200
after 3 or more consecutive unders1-3-2.15-6-0.266-88-112-17-370-75
when playing against a team with a losing record18-23-5.236-38-2.4262-324-77.121-1740-28287-261
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season11-8+5.220-15+7131-143-14.911-719-12136-119

BUFFALO - Recent ATS Trends
 ATS Win/Loss RecordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1996  CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games21-60-2859-103-36.2716-669-44.728-3862-77591-694
in a home game where where the total is 5.52-4-1.818-18-3.1136-107-6.81-516-20124-124
in April games1-6-4.62-8-5.680-63+10.52-24-358-71
second half of the season10-31-15.232-53-13.2422-376-1.117-1636-36346-385
on Sunday games2-5-2.23-5-156-46+3.22-53-546-48
when playing on back-to-back days2-11-7.29-25-15125-172-66.86-614-17121-154
after a division game9-20-8.222-30-5.9225-202+2.47-1620-22184-212
revenging a loss versus opponent13-30-1233-53-15.4150-161-2616-2134-42129-161
after allowing 4 goals or more10-21-5.120-37-12205-188-3.611-1423-25177-200
after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game8-25-12.216-40-20.2191-161+21.311-1520-27150-171
after scoring 1 goal or less in their previous game7-27-17.514-40-23.7163-163-9.29-1719-25129-167
after 3 or more consecutive losses9-18-4.115-21-0.660-67-6.99-1315-1660-54
when playing against a team with a losing record9-29-17.227-47-21.2341-288-42.113-1726-36260-325
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season4-18-12.514-24-8.9182-147-17.59-714-16136-166
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
NY ISLANDERS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games33-48-0-8.633-48-8.644-342.731.03.330.0
Team Stats (Road Games)20-21-0+9.120-21+9.123-162.829.03.230.5
Last 5 Games2-3-0+0.32-3+0.31-31.835.02.828.0
NY ISLANDERS Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)81221558866121425118.8%2764817.4%364
Team Stats (Road Games)4111327423771011909.5%1332115.8%182
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)59242111755.1%14428.6%15
Stats Against (All Games) 26464101881118242610.9%2645822.0%449
Stats Against (Road Games) 13038533726125010.4%1463423.3%222
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 144631214010.0%20420.0%24
NY ISLANDERS - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
EVGENI NABOKOV (All Games)4038108698390.5%116-22-516-22-0-521-15
EVGENI NABOKOV (Road Games)161648043791.0%09-7+69-7-0+58-7
EVGENI NABOKOV (Last 4 Games)441019493.1%02-2+0.82-2-0+12-2
ANDERS NILSSON (All Games)181650945589.4%17-9+0.27-9-0+27-8
ANDERS NILSSON (Road Games)9825522789.0%14-4+2.54-4-0+44-3
ANDERS NILSSON (Last 4 Games)4412711792.1%12-2+1.22-2-0+20-3
KEVIN POULIN (All Games)282782073189.1%210-17-3.810-17-0-316-11
KEVIN POULIN (Road Games)171751045789.6%27-10+0.67-10-0+111-6
KEVIN POULIN (Last 4 Games)4413211587.1%01-3-1.41-3-0-14-0

BUFFALO - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-L-TUnitsW-LUnitsO-UScoreShotsScoreShots
All Games21-60-0-27.921-60-27.928-381.926.13.034.5
Team Stats (Home Games)13-27-0-1013-27-1016-162.125.82.932.6
Last 5 Games0-5-0-50-5-52-11.623.63.633.0
BUFFALO Team Statistics
 Scoring    Shots On GoalPower Plays 
 GamesGoals1rst2nd3rdOTENShotsPctNumConvPctAst
Team Stats (All Games)81154374760101221177.3%2543614.2%247
Team Stats (Home Games)40862128307710348.3%1282116.4%141
Team Stats (Last 5 Games)58044001186.8%16212.5%15
Stats Against (All Games) 24480787791627918.7%2725018.4%425
Stats Against (Home Games) 1183539386613049.0%1302317.7%201
Stats Against (Last 5 Games) 186660116510.9%19315.8%31
BUFFALO - Goalie Statistics
 Goalie StatisticsTeam's record in starts
GoalieGamesStartsShotsSavesPCTSHOATSUnitsSUUnitsO-U
JHONAS ENROTH (All Games)282683476091.1%34-22-154-22-0-157-15
JHONAS ENROTH (Home Games)141441937689.7%02-12-8.22-12-0-86-6
JHONAS ENROTH (Last 4 Games)4411310391.2%00-4-40-4-0-40-3
MATT HACKETT (All Games)8823921790.8%11-7-5.41-7-0-53-3
MATT HACKETT (Home Games)22696289.9%00-2-20-2-0-22-0
MATT HACKETT (Last 4 Games)4412010990.8%00-4-40-4-0-41-1
CONNOR KNAPP (All Games)107685.7%00-000-0-000-0
CONNOR KNAPP (Last 4 Games)107685.7%00-000-0-000-0
NATHAN LIEUWEN (All Games)7519117390.6%01-4-2.61-4-0-32-2
NATHAN LIEUWEN (Home Games)21454395.6%01-0+1.41-0-0+10-0
NATHAN LIEUWEN (Last 4 Games)4311910890.8%01-2-0.61-2-0-11-1
MICHAL NEUVIRTH (All Games)151451747692.1%14-10-6.64-10-0-67-7
MICHAL NEUVIRTH (Last 4 Games)4415614592.9%11-3-2.21-3-0-22-2
Average power rating of opponents played: NY ISLANDERS 3.15,  BUFFALO 3.14
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
NY ISLANDERS - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
3/18/2014MINNESOTA0-6L0, +110L5.5 unO
3/23/2014COLUMBUS2-0W0, +130W5.5 ovU
3/25/2014at CAROLINA5-4W0, +160W5.5 unO
3/27/2014at TAMPA BAY2-3L0, +210L5.5 ovU
3/29/2014NEW JERSEY2-1W0, +125W5 ovU
4/1/2014FLORIDA4-2W0, -155W5.5 ovO
4/2/2014at OTTAWA2-1W0, +170W5.5 ovU
4/5/2014WASHINGTON3-4L0, +100L5.5 ovO
4/6/2014at COLUMBUS0-4L0, +210L5.5 evU
4/8/2014OTTAWA1-4L0, +125L5.5 ovU
4/10/2014at MONTREAL2-0W0, +180W5.5 unU
4/11/2014at NEW JERSEY3-2W0, +150W5 ovP
4/13/2014at BUFFALO 

BUFFALO - Schedule
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTotalO/U
3/18/2014at CALGARY1-3L0, +160L5 ovU
3/20/2014at EDMONTON3-1W0, +160W5 ovU
3/23/2014at VANCOUVER2-4L0, +195L5 ovO
3/25/2014at MONTREAL0-2L0, +175L5 evU
3/27/2014at NASHVILLE1-6L0, +175L5 evO
3/29/2014TAMPA BAY3-4L0, +200L5 ovO
4/1/2014NEW JERSEY3-2W0, +135W5 evP
4/3/2014at ST LOUIS1-2L0, +275L5 ovU
4/4/2014at DETROIT2-3L0, +275L5 ovP
4/6/2014at PHILADELPHIA2-5L0, +245L5.5 unO
4/8/2014DETROIT2-4L0, +185L5 ovO
4/10/2014at NY RANGERS1-2L0, +275L5 ovU
4/12/2014at BOSTON1-4L0, +310L5 ovP
4/13/2014NY ISLANDERS 
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1996
BUFFALO is 37-28-4 straight up against NY ISLANDERS since 1996
32 of 67 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=-6.7 Units, Under=-0.0 Units)
Games over the last 3 seasons
BUFFALO is 4-4-0 straight up against NY ISLANDERS over the last 3 seasons
5 of 8 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.5 Units)

All games played at BUFFALO since 1996
NY ISLANDERS is 14-19 (+0.4 Units) against the spread versus BUFFALO since 1996
BUFFALO is 19-13-2 straight up against NY ISLANDERS since 1996
17 of 33 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1996. (Over=-0.7 Units, Under=-2.5 Units)
Games played at BUFFALO over the last 3 seasons.
NY ISLANDERS is 2-1 (+1.6 Units) against the spread versus BUFFALO over the last 3 seasons
NY ISLANDERS is 2-1-0 straight up against BUFFALO over the last 3 seasons
3 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.0 Units)

 Team StatisticsGoalie Statistics
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultShotsASTPwr PlayStarterShotsSaves
3/15/2014BUFFALO10, +125  Under3426-1ENROTH3734
 NY ISLANDERS40, -1455.5 unSU ATS3883-1NILSSON3433
10/15/2013BUFFALO40, +175 SU ATS3454-1MILLER4441
 NY ISLANDERS30, -2105 ov Over4463-1NABOKOV3431
2/23/2013NY ISLANDERS40, +105 SU ATS3264-1NABOKOV3535
 BUFFALO00, -1255.5 ov Under3506-0MILLER3228
2/9/2013BUFFALO30, +100 SU ATS1562-0MILLER4341
 NY ISLANDERS20, -1205.5 ov Under4343-0NABOKOV1512
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
Key Player Injuries
NY ISLANDERS
[RW] 04/11/2014 - Cal Clutterbuck out for season ( Upper Body )
[RW] 04/08/2014 - Michael Grabner out for season ( Concussion )
[RW] 04/08/2014 - Kyle Okposo out for season ( Lower Body )
[D] 04/06/2014 - Calvin de Haan out for season ( Leg )
[D] 03/24/2014 - Lubomir Visnovsky out for season ( Concussion )
[D] 03/22/2014 - Brian Strait out for season ( Hand )
[LW] 03/06/2014 - Eric Boulton out for season ( Hand )
[C] 02/27/2014 - John Tavares out for season ( Knee )
BUFFALO
[GO] 04/13/2014 - Matt Hackett out indefinitely ( Leg )
[RW] 04/12/2014 - Chris Stewart "?" Sunday vs. NY Islanders ( Undisclosed )
[D] 04/10/2014 - Chad Ruhwedel doubtful Sunday vs. NY Islanders ( Concussion )
[GO] 04/07/2014 - Nathan Lieuwen out indefinitely ( Concussion )
[D] 04/01/2014 - Tyler Myers out for season ( Upper Body )
[GO] 03/29/2014 - Michal Neuvirth out indefinitely ( Lower Body )
[GO] 03/17/2014 - Jhonas Enroth out indefinitely ( Leg )
[D] 03/14/2014 - Alexander Sulzer out indefinitely ( Concussion )
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