Edmonton Oilers at Boston Bruins NHL Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +149 and the Bruins at -165.
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Edmonton has a record of 8-13-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 4-6-2. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 60 goals and given up 77 goals for a point differential of -17. For the season they have an ATS record of 8-15-0 and an over/under record of 10-12-0. Boston has a record of 10-7-4 including 6-3-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 58 goals and surrendered 62 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 10-11-0 while their over/under record is 10-11-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 8-15-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 10-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 10-11-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 10-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/25/17 GO Cam Talbot Illness is "?" Sunday vs. Boston
11/24/17 D Oscar Klefbom Illness is "?" Sunday vs Boston
11/10/17 LW Anton Slepyshev Groin IR (11/09)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
11/17/17 LW Anders Bjork Undisclosed IR (11/12)
11/17/17 LW Brad Marchand Undisclosed IR (11/12)
11/01/17 RW David Backes Lower Body IR (11/01)
10/20/17 D Adam McQuaid Fibula IR (10/19)
Cam Talbot has 8 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 573 shots against him and he's given up 57 goals. He's made 516 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Connor McDavid has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 10 goals this year with 67 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 21.6 minutes played per game. Patrick Maroon averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 6 goals on 59 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season.
David Pastrnak has scored 19 total points this year for the Bruins. He has 11 goals this season with 60 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 18.9 minutes played per game. Tuukka Rask has 3 wins and 7 losses this year in goal for the Bruins. He has 330 shots against him and he's surrendered 34 goals. He's made 296 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Patrice Bergeron averages 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 59 shots. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have allowed 78 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74% this year. That is 29th in the NHL. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.63% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is ranked 26th in the league. The Oilers has 18 total points this season, ranking 28th in the NHL in offense. They are 27th in the league with 60 goals while they've given up 77 goals, which is 5th overall. They have had 61 power play opportunities and scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Bruins are 28th with 58 goals scored while they are 22nd in the NHL with 62 goals allowed this year. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.92%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 17th place in the league. The Bruins have a total of 24 points this year, which is 18th in the NHL. They have 13 power play goals on 71 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks their power play unit 19th. They've allowed 67 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, which is 9th overall.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 53.9% as they've tried 1,475 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,261 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 2nd in Corsi percentage. They are 2nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 53.5% as they have 1,080 shots while they've given up 937 attempts on defense. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.5% for the year. That puts them 3rd and 25th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 708 face-off wins as opposed to 719 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton has 663 hits and they've blocked 324 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 19th in the league.
The Bruins are 9th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 679 face-off wins compared to 657 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.8%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Boston has 538 hits and they have blocked 305 shots from the opposition, which is 24th in the league. Boston is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.1% as they've attempted 1,215 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,212 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.4% ranks 13th as they have 920 attempts while they have given up 907 shots on the defensive end.
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