Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +109 and the Ducks at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 72 games. They have an overall record of 39-24-9 and on the road they have a record of 19-12-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 209 goals and given up 186 goals for a point differential of +23. The Oilers have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-33 and an over/under record of 27-40-5. Anaheim shows up with a record of 38-23-11 including 23-8-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 186 goals and surrendered 178 for a goal differential of +8. The Ducks have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-34 while their over/under record sits at 23-33-16.
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Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 35-33 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 27-40-5 against the over/under
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 35-34 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 23-33-16 against the over/under
Key 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
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/29/16 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out indefinitely
11/17/16 LW Nicolas Kerdiles Concussion out indefinitely
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
03/18/17 GO John Gibson Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Edmonton
Connor McDavid has accumulated 82 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 25 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 57 assists on the season and averages 21.2 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 24 goals on 150 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 65 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 37 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,919 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,770 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Kesler has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 20 goals this season with 166 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 14 goals on 123 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. John Gibson has 23 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,336 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,231 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 87 total points this season. They have scored 209 goals while giving up 186 goals. They have had 209 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Oilers have allowed 196 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.37% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have a total of 87 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 217 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 246 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 186 goals scored while they've given up 178 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.72%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,123 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,066 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.1% as they have 3,081 attempts while they've given up 2,954 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 2,030 face off wins compared to 2,268 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.2%. On defense has 1,815 hits and they've blocked 1,112 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,015 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,080 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 3,023 shots while they've given up 3,073 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.8% as they've compiled 2,364 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,947 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,007 shot attempts and they have 1,901 hits as a unit.
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