Sunday, March 6, 2016
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to MTS Centre to play the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, March 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +107 and the Jets at -118. The over/under has been set at 5.
Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 25-35-7 and on the road they have a record of 9-21-5. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 165 goals and given up 200 goals for a point differential of -35. The Oilers have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-6-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-42 and an over/under record of 33-30-4. Winnipeg shows up with a record of 26-32-5 including 13-15-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of -26. The Jets have 5 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-37 while their over/under record sits at 28-30-5.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 22 goals this season with 242 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 17 goals on 111 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 45 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%.
Dustin Byfuglien has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Jets. He has 16 goals this season with 191 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Blake Wheeler has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 18 goals on 194 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has had 683 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have 57 total points this season. They have scored 161 goals while giving up 198 goals. They have had 192 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Oilers have allowed 209 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.33% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Jets have a total of 57 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 202 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 234 power play opportunities and have given up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 162 goals scored while they've given up 187 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.64%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've attempted 3,685 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,907 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.9% as they have 2,675 attempts while they've given up 2,904 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season. They have 2,015 face off wins compared to 2,071 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense Edmonton has 1,470 hits and they've blocked 1,003 shots from the opposition.
Winnipeg has attempted 3,515 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,394 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 2,593 shots while they've given up 2,548 attempts on defense. The Jets have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,801 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,973 face off losses. On defense Winnipeg has blocked 846 shot attempts and they have 1,610 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-42 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 33-30-4 against the over/under
Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 24-37 straight up
The Winnipeg Jets are 28-30-5 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
Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/25/15 D Grant Clitsome Back out indefinitely
03/05/16 D Jacob Trouba Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Edmonton
03/04/16 RW Anthony Peluso Shoulder expected to miss 3-4 weeks
03/04/16 LW Nikolaj Ehlers Eye out indefinitely
02/25/16 C Bryan Little Neck out for season
02/15/16 D Mark Stuart Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Winnipeg
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