Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +109 and the Jets at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 12-10-2 and on the road they have a record of 7-4-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 70 goals and given up 63 goals for a point differential of +7. The Oilers have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-12 and an over/under record of 10-13-1. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 11-12-2 including 8-4-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 66 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of -6. The Jets have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-14 while their over/under record sits at 9-13-3.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 7 goals this season with 45 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 10 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 17% by scoring 11 goals on 65 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 11 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 659 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 604 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Blake Wheeler has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Jets. He has 8 goals this season with 71 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Mark Scheifele has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 13 goals on 65 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 505 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 462 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 26 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 63 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Oilers have allowed 69 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.17% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Jets have a total of 24 points on the season. They have 12 power play goals on 87 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 92 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 66 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.55%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 1,413 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,287 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 1,048 attempts while they've given up 964 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the season. They have 713 face off wins compared to 753 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.6%. On defense Edmonton has 610 hits and they've blocked 323 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 1,304 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,434 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48% as they have 969 shots while they've given up 1,049 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 47.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 44.9% as they've compiled 660 face off wins this season and they have suffered 811 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 385 shot attempts and they have 588 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 11-12 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 10-13-1 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 10-14 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 9-13-3 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/20/16 D Mark Fayne Knee out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Brandon Davidson Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
11/29/16 D Marko Dano Upper Body injured last game, "?" Thursday vs Edmonton
11/25/16 D Toby Enstrom Personal out indefinitely
11/23/16 C Mathieu Perreault Upper Body out indefinitely
11/23/16 D Tyler Myers Lower Body out indefinitely
11/05/16 RW Joel Armia Ankle out indefinitely
11/02/16 C Shawn Matthias Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton +109
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