Friday, October 14, 2016
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Friday, October 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +100 and the Flames at -123. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 31-43-8 last season and on the road they had a record of 12-23-6. They finished 7th in the Pacific Division. They scored 203 goals and gave up 245 goals for a point differential of -42. The Oilers had 8 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 31-50 and an over/under record of 39-38-5. Calgary had a regular season record of 35-40-7 including 21-16-4 at home last season. They were 5th in the Pacific Division. They scored 231 goals and surrendered 260 for a goal differential of -29. The Flames had 7 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 33-47 while their over/under record sat at 42-36-4.
Connor McDavid accumulated 48 total points last season for the Oilers. He had 16 goals last year with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He had a total of 32 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 19 goals on 133 shots. He had 32 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Cam Talbot had 21 wins and 27 losses last season in net for the Oilers. He had 1,648 shots against him and gave up 137 goals. He made 1,511 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Gaudreau accumulated 78 total points last season for the Flames. He had 30 goals last year with 217 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 48 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 197 shots. He had 36 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Brian Elliott had 23 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He had 1,113 shots against him and gave up 78 goals. He made 1,035 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Oilers had 70 total points last season. They scored 203 goals while giving up 245 goals. They had 237 power play opportunities and scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Oilers allowed 254 power play opportunities and gave up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They averaged 29 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.51% for the season. They allowed 31 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flames had a total of 77 points on the season. They had 46 power play goals on 270 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. They allowed 234 power play opportunities and gave up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Oilers had a total of 231 goals scored while they gave up 260 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.63%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 90%.
Edmonton had a Corsi percentage of 48.4% as they attempted 4,477 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,782 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 48% as they had 3,282 attempts while they gave up 3,549 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers started possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 51.2% for the season. They had 2,429 face off wins compared to 2,549 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 48.8%. On defense Edmonton had 1,818 hits and they blocked 1,233 shots from the opposition.
Calgary attempted 4,481 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,700 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.3% as they had 3,293 shots while they gave up 3,380 attempts on defense. The Flames had an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage was 49% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they compiled 2,411 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,550 face off losses. On defense Calgary blocked 1,320 shot attempts and they had 1,700 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers were 31-50 straight up last season
The Edmonton Oilers were 39-38-5 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames were 33-47 straight up last season
The Calgary Flames were 42-36-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/13/16 D Brandon Davidson Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Calgary
10/12/16 C Drake Caggiula Hip "?" Friday vs Calgary
10/12/16 LW Matt Hendricks Hip "?" Friday vs Calgary
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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