Friday, January 8, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, January 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -125 and the Oilers at +113. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 19-17-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-9-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 101 goals and given up 98 goals for a point differential of +3. Edmonton shows up with a record of 17-21-3 including 12-7-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 102 goals and surrendered 122 for a goal differential of -20.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 17 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 14 goals on 100 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 15 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 860 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 795 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 16 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 8 goals on 76 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Anders Nilsson has 10 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 661 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 600 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Lightning have 42 total points this season. They have scored 99 goals while giving up 95 goals. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 26 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Lightning have allowed 118 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.75% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Oilers have a total of 37 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 123 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 120 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 99 goals scored while they've given up 122 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.25%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 17-21 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 14-21-5 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 14-24 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 22-17-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
01/06/16 RW Ryan Callahan Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Edmonton
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/27/15 RW Nail Yakupov Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
12/26/15 C Connor McDavid Collarbone expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Undisclosed out indefinitely
12/15/15 D Oscar Klefbom Finger out indefinitely
01/05/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Concussion "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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