Thursday, December 8, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, December 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +113 and the Flyers at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 28 games. They have an overall record of 14-10-3 and on the road they have a record of 8-4-3. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 83 goals and given up 74 goals for a point differential of +9. The Oilers 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. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 14-10-3 including 9-5-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 90 goals and surrendered 87 for a goal differential of +3. The Flyers have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-13 while their over/under record sits at 15-9-4.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 10 goals this season with 57 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 76 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 717 shots against him and has given up 60 goals. He has made 657 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 13 goals this season with 68 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 71 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Steve Mason has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 552 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 499 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have 31 total points this season. They have scored 80 goals while giving up 70 goals. They have had 84 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Oilers have allowed 77 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.33% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 31 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 97 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 78 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 87 goals scored while they've given up 85 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.01%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 52.1% as they've attempted 1,588 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,458 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52% as they have 1,177 attempts while they've given up 1,087 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 781 face off wins compared to 851 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.9%. On defense Edmonton has 674 hits and they've blocked 371 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 1,694 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,491 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.2% as they have 1,257 shots while they've given up 1,061 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 819 face off wins this season and they have suffered 827 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 430 shot attempts and they have 692 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
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 12-13 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-9-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/06/16 D Mark Fayne Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
12/03/16 D Eric Gryba Undisclosed expected to miss 5-7 days
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Lower Body 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
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/06/16 D Radko Gudas Illness "?" Thursday vs Edmonton
12/05/16 RW Matt Read Oblique expected to miss 3-4 weeks
11/23/16 C Sean Couturier Knee out 4-6 weeks
11/13/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/01/16 C Boyd Gordon Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -125
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