Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +125 and the Avalanche at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 33 games. They have an overall record of 14-17-2 and on the road they have a record of 5-12-1. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 100 goals for a point differential of -13. Colorado shows up with a record of 16-16-1 including 5-7-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 90 goals and surrendered 89 for a goal differential of +1.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 15 goals this season with 130 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 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 8 goals on 60 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%.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 8 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 104 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 602 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 552 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 30 total points this season. They have scored 85 goals while giving up 100 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 101 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.02% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have a total of 33 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 114 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 101 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 90 goals scored while they've given up 89 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.80%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 12-19 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-13-2 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-17 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 15-17-1 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/17/15 LW Rob Klinkhammer Ankle "?" Saturday vs Colorado
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Finger out indefinitely
12/05/15 LW Benoit Pouliot Hip 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
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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