Thursday, December 17, 2015
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, December 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +175 and the Blackhawks at -195. The over/under has been set at 5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 14-16-2 and on the road they have a record of 5-11-1. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 96 goals for a point differential of -9. Chicago shows up with a record of 17-11-4 including 12-4-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 85 goals and surrendered 78 for a goal differential of +7.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 15 goals this season with 127 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 8 goals on 59 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 583 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 533 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 19 goals this season with 108 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 9 goals on 71 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 15 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 712 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 658 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 30 total points this season. They have scored 85 goals while giving up 96 goals. They have had 104 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Oilers have allowed 99 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.35% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 38 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 103 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 91 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 85 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.70%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 12-18 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-12-2 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 17-15 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-15-5 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/16/15 LW Rob Klinkhammer Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Finger out indefinitely
12/05/15 LW Benoit Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
11/26/15 RW Nail Yakupov Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/03/15 C Connor McDavid Collarbone expected to be out until mid-to-late January
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton
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