Saturday, December 17, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Rexall Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Lightning at +136 and the Oilers at -150. The over/under is 5.5.
Tampa Bay comes into this game having played 30 contests. They have an overall record of 15-13-2 and away from home they have a record of 8-8-1. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 87 goals and surrendered 84 goals for a point differential of +3. The Lightning have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-15 and an over/under record of 14-12-4. Edmonton comes into this game with a record of 15-12-5 including 7-7-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 94 goals and surrendered 88 for a goal differential of +6. The Oilers have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-17 while their over/under record sits at 13-17-2.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 13 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 56 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 9 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 576 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 12 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 13 goals on 73 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 841 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 770 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have 32 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 84 goals. They have had 108 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Lightning have allowed 102 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.59% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 35 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 102 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 97 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 94 goals scored while they've given up 88 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.23%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 1,634 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,614 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.1% as they have 1,250 attempts while they've given up 1,245 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.5% for the season. They have 922 face off wins compared to 939 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Tampa Bay has 628 hits and they've blocked 369 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 1,885 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,735 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.9% as they have 1,397 shots while they've given up 1,294 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 52% and their defensive zone percentage is 48% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 927 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,012 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 441 shot attempts and they have 789 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 13-15 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 14-12-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 14-17 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 13-17-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/16 LW Ondrej Palat Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Vancouver
12/15/16 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss Friday vs. Vancouver
12/14/16 RW Nikita Kucherov Lower Body "?" Friday vs Vancouver
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/13/16 D Eric Gryba Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs Tampa Bay
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Ankle out 3 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay +136
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