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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
NEXT 6 GAME OUTLOOK: PARTLY CLOUDY
The Islanders next 6 game forecast looks like a mix of 'clouds and sun'. They have 2 likely wins where they are winning >60% of the simulations which translates to being at least a -150 favorite, and just 5 games where they are a clear underdog.
The most likely scenario over the next 6 games is a record of 3-3 (32% chance). Their chances of winning 5 or more are 8.5%. Their chances of winning their next 6 are 1.4%. At #4 in the conference, they are fighting with the Capitals for positioning. With a -0.76 disadvantage in projected wins over their next 6 games they may find themselves further behind in the conference. They are in a battle with Maple Leafs in the conference. In the short-term, we do predict much of a change in the gap between them and the Maple Leafs. There is only a -0.4 advantage in projected wins over their next 6 games.
The Fatigue Index factors for travel (miles, time zones crossed) and games played. Based on this index the Islanders are the 19th most fatigued team heading into the next game. Over the next few weeks, the Islanders are playing 8 games, traveling 7026 miles crossing 2 time zones. They rank #22 on the Fatigue Index during this time period.
Sportsline has a free pick on the New York Islanders' next game. They are -118 favorites and there is slight value on them to win. Visit Sportsline.com to find out if there is a lot of value on this pick and get picks vs totals, money lines and a complete projected box score of the game.
SEASON-TO-DATE GRADE: A-
At 42-23-7 the Islanders are greatly exceeding their money line projected win total of 35 wins. In the process of beating expectations they have had 21 impressive wins where they were given
Their average goal differential is +0.47 which ranks #5 in the league, which is the same as how they rank in points. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #6 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #9 in home games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is +0.29 (#15 over this stretch).
OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):
LONG TERM OUTLOOK: MIXED BAG (UP OVERALL)
Before the season, the Islanders were projected for 87.7 points (average per simulation), and their projected points has been up and down this season. On 10/25 their projected points was 86.9 before increasing to 102.1 on 3/15. From the start of the season to now their projected point total is up to 101.7. They have a 26.2% chance of winning their division. They have a shot (37%) at getting home ice advantage in the first round. Their chances of getting out of the first round is 31% and their chances of reaching the conference finals is 8.4%. Based on the odds, they have a 6.2% chance of winning the East (15/1) and a 3.2% chance of winning it all (30/1).
Season Strength of Schedule is Relatively Hard
Islanders' Season Forecast Changes
Based on rest of season projections, these are the 6 most valuable fantasy players based on their projected position rank (G, C, LW, RW, D). Overvalued players are rated higher by the market based on ownership% and vice versa.
|12||Bailey, Josh||RW||6-1||212||10/02/1989||No College|
|13||Barzal, Mathew||C||6-0||187||05/26/1997||No College|
|18||Beauvillier, Anthony||LW||5-11||182||06/08/1997||No College|
|55||Boychuk, Johnny||D||6-2||227||01/19/1984||No College|
|53||Cizikas, Casey||C||5-11||195||02/27/1991||No College|
|15||Clutterbuck, Cal||RW||5-11||216||11/18/1987||No College|
|28||Dal Colle, Michael||LW||6-3||204||06/20/1996||No College|
|7||Eberle, Jordan||RW||5-11||187||05/15/1990||No College|
|51||Filppula, Valtteri||C||6-0||196||03/20/1984||No College|
|1||Greiss, Thomas||G||6-2||232||01/29/1986||No College|
|4||Hickey, Thomas||D||6-0||183||02/08/1989||No College|
|32||Johnston, Ross||LW||6-5||235||02/18/1994||No College|
|47||Komarov, Leo||RW||5-11||209||01/23/1987||No College|
|14||Kuhnhackl, Tom||LW||6-2||196||01/21/1992||No College|
|16||Ladd, Andrew||LW||6-3||192||12/12/1985||No College|
|2||Leddy, Nick||D||6-0||207||03/20/1991||No College|
|27||Lee, Anders||LW||6-3||231||07/03/1990||No College|
|40||Lehner, Robin||G||6-4||240||07/24/1991||No College|
|17||Martin, Matt||LW||6-3||220||05/08/1989||No College|
|24||Mayfield, Scott||D||6-5||223||10/14/1992||No College|
|29||Nelson, Brock||C||6-3||212||10/15/1991||No College|
|3||Pelech, Adam||D||6-3||218||08/16/1994||No College|
|6||Pulock, Ryan||D||6-2||217||10/06/1994||No College|
|21||Sbisa, Luca||D||6-3||204||01/30/1990||No College|
|44||Seidenberg, Dennis||D||6-0||199||07/18/1981||No College|
|25||Toews, Devon||D||6-1||191||02/21/1994||No College|