Saturday, November 19, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +113 and the Stars at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 18 games. They have an overall record of 9-8-1 and on the road they have a record of 5-4-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 49 goals and given up 49 goals for a point differential of 0. The Oilers have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-9 and an over/under record of 7-10-1. Dallas shows up with a record of 7-6-5 including 4-2-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 48 goals and surrendered 59 for a goal differential of -11. The Stars have a record of 4-2-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 7-11 while their over/under record sits at 8-10-0.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 5 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 4 goals on 32 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 8 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 489 shots against him and has given up 42 goals. He has made 447 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Stars. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 7 goals on 64 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 3 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 264 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 237 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have 19 total points this season. They have scored 49 goals while giving up 49 goals. They have had 50 power play opportunities and have scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Oilers have allowed 50 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.75% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 72 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 63 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 48 goals scored while they've given up 59 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.36%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've attempted 1,021 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 958 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.2% as they have 759 attempts while they've given up 722 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 544 face off wins compared to 559 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Edmonton has 462 hits and they've blocked 236 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 1,010 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,102 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.2% as they have 746 shots while they've given up 801 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 42.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 57.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 589 face off wins this season and they have suffered 596 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 301 shot attempts and they have 351 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 8-9 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 7-10-1 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 7-11 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/18/16 D Kris Russell Lower Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Dallas
11/18/16 LW Matt Hendricks Knee is upgraded to "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/20/16 D Mark Fayne Leg out indefinitely
10/18/16 LW Drake Caggiula Hip out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Dallas Stars Injuries
11/17/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Edmonton
11/16/16 RW Jiri Hudler Illness is downgraded to out indefinitely
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -125
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