Thursday, February 25, 2016
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +113 and the Kings at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 22-33-6 and on the road they have a record of 7-19-4. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 151 goals and given up 188 goals for a point differential of -37. The Oilers have 6 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 2-7-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-39 and an over/under record of 32-25-4. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 35-20-4 including 16-10-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 159 goals and surrendered 138 for a goal differential of +21. The Kings have 4 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-24 while their over/under record sits at 18-24-17.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 20 goals this season with 218 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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 99 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 42 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%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Kings. He has 18 goals this season with 129 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 164 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 30 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,301 shots against him and has given up 103 goals. He has made 1,198 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 50 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 186 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Oilers have allowed 190 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.38% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have a total of 74 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 175 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 215 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 157 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.16%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 3,341 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,516 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.1% as they have 2,427 attempts while they've given up 2,616 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the season. They have 1,837 face off wins compared to 1,902 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.1%. On defense Edmonton has 1,338 hits and they've blocked 900 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 3,714 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,050 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.5% as they have 2,784 shots while they've given up 2,325 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 1,831 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,828 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 725 shot attempts and they have 1,755 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 22-39 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-25-4 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 35-24 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 18-24-17 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Staph Infection out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
02/23/16 C Jordan Nolan Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Edmonton
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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