Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +120 and the Oilers at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 30-36-13 and on the road they have a record of 16-15-8. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 182 goals and given up 227 goals for a point differential of -45. The Canucks have 13 overtime losses including 4 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 30-49 and an over/under record of 28-30-21. Edmonton shows up with a record of 30-43-7 including 18-20-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 239 for a goal differential of -45. The Oilers have 7 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-50 while their over/under record sits at 37-38-5.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 28 goals this season with 254 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 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 11% by scoring 11 goals on 96 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 17 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,591 shots against him and has given up 130 goals. He has made 1,461 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 25 goals this season with 283 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 36 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 14% by scoring 18 goals on 127 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 20 wins and 27 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,593 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,461 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 73 total points this season. They have scored 178 goals while giving up 223 goals. They have had 235 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Canucks have allowed 238 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.99% 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 67 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 247 power play opportunities and have given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 237 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.23%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.5% as they've attempted 4,057 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,489 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 3,045 attempts while they've given up 3,456 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 2,122 face off wins compared to 2,580 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.1%. On defense Vancouver has 1,474 hits and they've blocked 1,033 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,369 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,671 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 3,188 shots while they've given up 3,467 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 2,367 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,474 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 1,204 shot attempts and they have 1,779 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 30-49 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 28-30-21 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 30-50 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 37-38-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
04/04/16 LW Chris Higgins Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs Edmonton
04/04/16 LW Sven Baertschi Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs Edmonton
03/22/16 RW Radim Vrbata Knee out for season
03/15/16 D Luca Sbisa Shoulder out for season
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out for season
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/13/16 D Oscar Klefbom Foot out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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