Thursday, March 16, 2017
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The Boston Bruins head to Rexall Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, March 16, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Bruins at +100 and the Oilers at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Boston comes into this game having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 37-26-6 and away from home they have a record of 18-12-6. The currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 179 goals for a point differential of +17. The Bruins have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-32 and an over/under record of 33-29-7. Edmonton shows up with a record of 35-24-9 including 17-12-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 198 goals and surrendered 182 for a goal differential of +16. The Oilers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 32-33 while their over/under record sits at 26-38-5.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 74 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 35 goals this season with 200 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 28 goals on 222 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 33 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,375 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,257 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Connor McDavid has accumulated 75 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 23 goals this season with 205 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 52 assists on the season and averages 21.3 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 23 goals on 144 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 33 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,792 shots against him and has given up 144 goals. He has made 1,648 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have 80 total points this season. They have scored 196 goals while giving up 179 goals. They have had 210 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Bruins have allowed 217 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.40% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have a total of 79 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 195 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 187 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 191 goals scored while they've given up 181 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.04%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 55% as they've attempted 4,272 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,491 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.8% as they have 3,253 attempts while they've given up 2,581 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.2% for the season. They have 2,265 face off wins compared to 2,011 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53%. On defense has 1,489 hits and they've blocked 910 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,893 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,781 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 2,908 shots while they've given up 2,774 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.3% as they've compiled 1,922 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,139 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,007 shot attempts and they have 1,705 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 35-32 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 33-29-7 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-33 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 26-38-5 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
03/08/17 C Ryan Spooner Concussion out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston +100
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