New York
Islanders
Stadium Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
12-3-1 Overall | 2-2-1 METROPOLITAN 2nd
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Islanders4935 17.86%
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  11/1
vs
Lightning
W5-2
Sat  11/2
@
Sabres
W1-0
Tue  11/5
vs
Senators
W4-1
Thu  11/7
vs
Penguins
L / OT3-4
Sat  11/9
vs
Panthers
W2-1
Wed  11/13
vs
Maple Leafs
RSN7:00pm
Sat  11/16
@
Flyers
7:00pm
Tue  11/19
@
Penguins
7:00pm
Thu  11/21
vs
Penguins
7:00pm
Sat  11/23
@
Sharks
10:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 4 teams with 40/1, 2.4% odds to win the Cup. Their 0.4% chance is #18 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the East 1.3% of the time and are not a good value at 20/1, 4.8%. The Islanders are averaging 90 points per sim which makes them a decent bet to come under 91.5. At -120 the Islanders are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 45.2% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 7/1, 12.5%. They win the division in 5.8% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 48-27-7 record last season was way ahead of what was expected of them. Their expected win percentage was just 49%. They were very good against the money line (+1391). They were not good on puck lines going 42-40 (-686 loss). More of their games came in under (51) than went over (27). Based on computer simulations they only have a 43% chance to beat the Capitals in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.36 (includes playoff games) which ranks #4 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #5. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #8 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #11 in home games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Semyon Varlamov who is projected to be the #13 Goalie. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
12 Bailey, Josh RW6-121210/02/1989No College
13 Barzal, Mathew C6-018705/26/1997No College
18 Beauvillier, Anthony LW5-1118206/08/1997No College
55 Boychuk, Johnny D6-222701/19/1984No College
10 Brassard, Derick C6-120209/22/1987No College
53 Cizikas, Casey C5-1119502/27/1991No College
15 Clutterbuck, Cal RW5-1121611/18/1987No College
28 Dal Colle, Michael LW6-320406/20/1996No College
8 Dobson, Noah D6-418401/07/2000No College
7 Eberle, Jordan RW5-1118705/15/1990No College
1 Greiss, Thomas G6-223201/29/1986No College
32 Johnston, Ross LW6-523502/18/1994No College
2 Leddy, Nick D6-020703/20/1991No College
27 Lee, Anders LW6-323107/03/1990No College
24 Mayfield, Scott D6-522310/14/1992No College
29 Nelson, Brock C6-321210/15/1991No College
3 Pelech, Adam D6-321808/16/1994No College
6 Pulock, Ryan D6-221710/06/1994No College
25 Toews, Devon D6-119102/21/1994No College
40 Varlamov, Semyon G6-220504/27/1988No College