Thursday, March 3, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +144 and the Flyers at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 24-34-7 and on the road they have a record of 8-20-5. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 158 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of -36. The Oilers have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-5-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-41 and an over/under record of 32-29-4. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 29-22-11 including 16-8-7 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 157 goals and surrendered 168 for a goal differential of -11. The Flyers have 11 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-33 while their over/under record sits at 24-23-15.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 20 goals this season with 232 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 34 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 16 goals on 105 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 44 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%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 17 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 23 goals on 162 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Steve Mason has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,117 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,022 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 55 total points this season. They have scored 154 goals while giving up 192 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Oilers have allowed 199 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.25% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 203 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 217 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 155 goals scored while they've given up 162 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.24%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've attempted 3,559 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,775 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48% as they have 2,586 attempts while they've given up 2,807 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season. They have 1,958 face off wins compared to 2,006 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Edmonton has 1,428 hits and they've blocked 968 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 3,617 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,621 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 2,635 shots while they've given up 2,640 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 1,860 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,868 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 981 shot attempts and they have 1,752 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 24-41 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-29-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 29-33 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 24-23-15 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
02/29/16 LW Benoit Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out indefinitely
01/18/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Hand out 6-8 weeks
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/29/16 RW Jakub Voracek Lower Body expected to miss 2 weeks
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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