Friday, December 9, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Friday, December 9, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Oilers at +131 and the Wild at -145. The over/under is 5.
Edmonton comes into this game having played 28 contests. They have an overall record of 14-10-4 and away from home they have a record of 8-4-3. Currently they are 0. They've tallied 83 goals and surrendered 74 goals for a point differential of +9. have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-14 and an over/under record of 12-15-1. Minnesota comes into this game with a record of 13-8-4 including 7-3-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 69 goals and surrendered 53 for a goal differential of +16. The Wild have a record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 13-12 while their over/under record sits at 7-14-4.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 11 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 81 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 743 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 679 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Wild. He has 6 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 4 goals on 52 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 11 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 616 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 583 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Oilers have 32 total points this season. They have scored 83 goals while giving up 74 goals. They have had 88 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Oilers have allowed 81 power play opportunities and given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.28% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Wild have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 71 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 74 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 69 goals scored while they've given up 53 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.24%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 1,650 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,501 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.2% as they have 1,226 attempts while they've given up 1,123 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season. They have 811 face off wins compared to 891 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense Edmonton has 694 hits and they've blocked 378 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 1,378 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,453 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.5% as they have 1,021 shots while they've given up 1,085 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 49.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.6% as they've compiled 798 face off wins this season and they have suffered 748 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 368 shot attempts and they have 403 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 13-14 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 12-15-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 13-12 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 7-14-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/07/16 D Mark Fayne Leg is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Philadelphia
12/03/16 D Eric Gryba Undisclosed expected to miss 5-7 days
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Foot out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/26/16 D Christian Folin Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
11/01/16 C Zac Dalpe Knee out 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton +131
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