Friday, May 5, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, May 5, 2017 in Game 5 of their series. The series is tied 2-2. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +115 and the Ducks at -135.
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Edmonton had a regular season record of 47-26-9 and on the road they had a record of 22-14-5. They finished 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 247 goals and given up 212 goals for a point differential of +35. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-35 and an over/under record of 32-42-8. Anaheim finished with a record of 46-23-13 including 29-8-4 at home this season. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 223 goals and surrendered 200 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread is 42-36 while their over/under record sits at 28-36-18.
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Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 42-35 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-42-8 against the over/under
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 42-36 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 28-36-18 against the over/under
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/25/17 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee out for season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
05/04/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Edmonton
05/03/17 D Kevin Bieksa Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Edmonton
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 77 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 29 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 18.9 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 30 goals on 251 shots. He has 70 assists giving him a total of 100 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 42 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 2,117 shots against him and has given up 171 goals. He has made 1,946 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Getzlaf has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 15 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 58 assists on the season and averages 21.1 minutes played per game. Ryan Kesler has averaged 21.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 22 goals on 186 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. John Gibson has 25 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,437 shots against him and has given up 109 goals. He has made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 103 total points this season. They have scored 247 goals while giving up 212 goals. They have had 245 power play opportunities and have scored 56 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Oilers have allowed 223 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.70% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have a total of 105 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 251 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 281 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 223 goals scored while they've given up 200 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 4,704 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,623 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,504 attempts while they've given up 3,329 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 2,302 face off wins compared to 2,592 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47%. On defense Edmonton has 2,073 hits and they've blocked 1,294 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,579 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,657 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 3,457 shots while they've given up 3,509 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 47.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.7% as they've compiled 2,687 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,226 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 1,148 shot attempts and they have 2,146 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -135
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -135
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