Thursday, January 21, 2016
American Airlines Center
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Edmonton Oilers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +166 and the Stars at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 19-24-5 and on the road they have a record of 6-15-4. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 119 goals and given up 142 goals for a point differential of -23. Dallas shows up with a record of 29-13-5 including 17-5-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 127 for a goal differential of +29.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 18 goals this season with 185 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 28 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 9% by scoring 8 goals on 85 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 722 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 652 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Stars. He has 25 goals this season with 178 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 26 goals on 147 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 803 shots against him and has given up 70 goals. He has made 733 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have 43 total points this season. They have scored 115 goals while giving up 141 goals. They have had 139 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Oilers have allowed 142 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Stars have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 146 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 135 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 154 goals scored while they've given up 125 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.22%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 15-29 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-20-3 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 27-18 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 24-22-1 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Undisclosed out indefinitely
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Finger out indefinitely
01/19/16 LW Lauri Korpikoski Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Dallas
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
01/09/16 C Connor McDavid Collarbone expected to return Feb 2 vs Columbus
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
01/18/16 D Jordie Benn Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.