Saturday, March 26, 2016
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +193 and the Kings at -215. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 30-40-7 and on the road they have a record of 12-22-5. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 189 goals and given up 226 goals for a point differential of -37. The Oilers have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-47 and an over/under record of 36-36-5. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 44-25-5 including 23-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 200 goals and surrendered 171 for a goal differential of +29. The Kings have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 44-30 while their over/under record sits at 24-29-21.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 60 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 25 goals this season with 272 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19 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 14% by scoring 18 goals on 126 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 20 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,533 shots against him and has given up 125 goals. He has made 1,408 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Kings. He has 25 goals this season with 162 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 43 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 8% by scoring 18 goals on 212 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 37 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,626 shots against him and has given up 131 goals. He has made 1,495 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 67 total points this season. They have scored 185 goals while giving up 224 goals. They have had 221 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Oilers have allowed 236 power play opportunities and given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.31% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 218 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 260 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 198 goals scored while they've given up 169 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.33%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've attempted 4,218 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,506 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.9% as they have 3,075 attempts while they've given up 3,342 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the season. They have 2,279 face off wins compared to 2,396 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Edmonton has 1,696 hits and they've blocked 1,164 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,611 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,806 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.6% as they have 3,464 shots while they've given up 2,878 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 50.4% as they've compiled 2,285 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,245 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 928 shot attempts and they have 2,248 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 30-47 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 36-36-5 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 44-30 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 24-29-21 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/24/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles
03/13/16 D Oscar Klefbom Foot out indefinitely
03/12/16 D Adam Pardy Hand out indefinitely
03/07/16 D Brandon Davidson Knee likely out for season
02/29/16 LW Benoit Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out for season
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
03/24/16 RW Kris Versteeg Foot "?" Saturday vs Edmonton
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton
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