Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +127 and the Flames at -140.
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Edmonton has a record of 10-13-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-6-2. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 71 goals and surrendered 87 goals for a point differential of -16. For the year they have an ATS mark of 10-15-0 and an over/under record of 11-13-0. Calgary has a record of 13-10-1 including 7-6-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 73 goals and have given up 76 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 13-11-0 while their over/under mark is 12-11-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 10-15-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 11-13-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 13-11-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 12-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/01/17 LW Jujhar Khaira Lower Body is "?" Saturday vs Calgary
11/30/17 GO Cam Talbot Upper Body IR (11/29)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body is "?" Saturday vs Edmonton
Patrick Maroon has scored 14 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 7 goals this season with 64 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 17.8 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 21.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 10 goals on 69 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the year. Laurent Brossoit has no wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 134 shots against him and he's surrendered 16 goals. He's made 118 stops for a save percentage of 88%.
Johnny Gaudreau has 34 total points this season for the Flames. He has 11 goals this year with 71 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 23 assists on the year and averages 19.1 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 14 goals on 66 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Mike Smith has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 685 shots against him and he's given up 54 goals. He's made 631 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 22 total points this year, which is 27th in the NHL. They've scored 67 goals while giving up 81 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 6th respectively. They have had 66 power play chances and scored 12 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 20th in the league. The Oilers have given up 82 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking them 31st when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.89% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames are 15th in the league with a total of 27 points this season. They have 18 power play goals on 84 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL. They've given up 82 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 30th overall. As a team, the Flames are 18th with a total of 70 goals scored while they've given up 76 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 53.8% as they've tried 1,598 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,374 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 2nd in Corsi percentage. They are 3rd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 53.5% as they have 1,173 shots while they've given up 1,019 attempts on defense. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.7% for the year. That puts them 3rd and 27th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 771 face-off wins as opposed to 781 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 17th overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton has 718 hits and they've blocked 355 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Flames are 14th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season, which is 15th in the NHL. They have 722 face-off wins compared to 737 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Calgary has 402 hits and they have blocked 323 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Calgary is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've attempted 1,470 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,413 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.8% ranks 13th as they have 1,080 attempts while they have given up 1,090 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Flames NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton +127 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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