Friday, March 18, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, March 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +127 and the Oilers at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 27-30-12 and on the road they have a record of 14-12-7. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 167 goals and given up 200 goals for a point differential of -33. The Canucks have 12 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-6-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-42 and an over/under record of 27-26-16. Edmonton shows up with a record of 28-38-7 including 17-17-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 177 goals and surrendered 216 for a goal differential of -39. The Oilers have 7 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-45 while their over/under record sits at 34-34-5.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 26 goals this season with 223 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 11 goals on 79 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,402 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,283 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 23 goals this season with 260 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 18 goals on 120 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 18 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,437 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,318 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 66 total points this season. They have scored 163 goals while giving up 197 goals. They have had 210 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canucks have allowed 212 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 210 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 224 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 214 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.16%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,547 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,866 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.6% as they have 2,689 attempts while they've given up 2,958 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,863 face off wins compared to 2,255 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.2%. On defense Vancouver has 1,263 hits and they've blocked 908 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,013 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,246 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.2% as they have 2,931 shots while they've given up 3,154 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they've compiled 2,172 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,275 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 1,092 shot attempts and they have 1,593 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-42 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-26-16 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 28-45 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 34-34-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/16/16 RW Derek Dorsett Undisclosed "?" Friday vs Edmonton
03/16/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs "?" Friday vs Edmonton
03/16/16 D Alex Biega Undisclosed "?" Friday vs Edmonton
03/15/16 D Luca Sbisa Shoulder out indefinitely
03/15/16 C Markus Granlund Upper Body out indefinitely
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out 6-8 weeks
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/13/16 D Oscar Klefbom Foot out indefinitely
03/12/16 D Adam Pardy Hand out indefinitely
03/07/16 D Brandon Davidson Knee likely out for season
02/29/16 LW Benoit Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver
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