Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +102 and the Oilers at -113. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 30-26-4 and on the road they have a record of 17-13-0. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 161 goals and given up 166 goals for a point differential of -5. The Avalanche have 4 overtime losses including 0 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-30 and an over/under record of 27-30-3. Edmonton shows up with a record of 22-31-6 including 15-12-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 148 goals and surrendered 181 for a goal differential of -33. The Oilers have 6 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-37 while their over/under record sits at 32-23-4.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 14 goals this season with 122 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 19 goals on 199 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 22 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,221 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,119 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 19 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 95 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 745 shots against him and has given up 74 goals. He has made 671 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have 64 total points this season. They have scored 159 goals while giving up 166 goals. They have had 205 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Avalanche have allowed 191 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.40% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 174 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 185 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 144 goals scored while they've given up 179 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.50%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 44.6% as they've attempted 2,998 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,726 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 45.9% as they have 2,289 attempts while they've given up 2,702 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 1,737 face off wins compared to 1,765 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Colorado has 1,389 hits and they've blocked 1,024 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,220 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,408 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48% as they have 2,339 shots while they've given up 2,537 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,786 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,841 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 871 shot attempts and they have 1,288 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 29-30 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 27-30-3 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 22-37 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-23-4 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
02/18/16 RW Zack Kassian Flu "?" Saturday vs Colorado
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton
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