New York Islanders at Buffalo Sabres - 2/15/22 NHL Picks and Prediction

New York Islanders at Buffalo Sabres - 2/15/22 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by © Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres (15-24-8) vs New York Islanders (17-19-6)

Game Info: Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 7:00 pm (KeyBank Center)

Betting Odds: Buffalo Sabres +138 / New York Islanders -175 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Buffalo Sabres host the New York Islanders Islanders in Tuesday NHL Action

The New York Islanders Islanders come into this road contest with an overall record of 17-19-6. Through 42 games, the Islanders are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. On the season, they have found the net 102 times, good for a rank of 32nd among NHL teams. Heading into the game, New York Islanders is the 3rd ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.69 goals per game. So far, the Islanders have a strength of schedule rating of 26th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 23rd ranked team in the NHL.

The Buffalo Sabres get set to host the New York Islanders Islanders with an overall record of 15-24-8. This mark places them 6th in the Atlantic division. Through 47 games, the Sabres have scored 125 goals, giving them an average of 2.62. This output gives them a rank of 26th among NHL teams. On defense, Buffalo is the 26th ranked unit, giving up 3.47 goals per contest. So far, the Sabres have played the 31st toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account Buffalo's scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 30th in the NHL.

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Through 42 games, the New York Islanders Islanders's leading goal scorer is Brock Nelson. With his 8 assists, he is the second in overall points, coming in at 23. On the season, he is turning 20.8% of his shots into goals. In addition, the Islanders have benefited from the strong play of Mathew Barzal, who is the team's overall leader in points. In New York Islanders' 42 games, he has come up with 11 goals on a shooting percentage of 11.2%. However, when on the ice, the Islanders are -8 in scoring differential. New York Islanders' top goalie is Ilya Sorokin, who is giving up an average of 2.46 goals per game. In his 29 games played, he has turned in 19 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.

Through 45 games, the Buffalo Sabres' goal and overall scoring leader is Jeff Skinner, with 34 points. He has reached his mark of 20 goals, on a shooting percentage of 14.0%. So far, 15.0% of his goals have come during power play time. Behind him is Tage Thompson, who has 18 assists to go along with his 15 goals. However, when on the ice the Sabres are --6.0 in scoring differential. Buffalo's top goalie is Craig Anderson, who is giving up an average of 2.67 goals per game. In his 9 games played, he has turned in 5 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.

Coming into this game, the Islanders have an over-under record of 16-25-1. However, when playing on the road, the over has fared better, going 10-10-0. On the season, 38.0% of New York Islanders' games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 45.0% of the scoring coming from the Islanders. In Buffalo's 47 games, the over has hit over half of their games, going 23-23-1. So far, taking the over when the Sabres are playing at home, has been a good bet with an over-under record of 12-10-1.On the season, 51.0% of Buffalo's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 45.0% of the scoring coming from the Sabres. Look for this to be a low-scoring game, going under the line of 5.5 goals.

 

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