Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +144 and the Blue Jackets at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 38 games. They have an overall record of 19-12-7 and on the road they have a record of 10-5-5. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 110 goals and given up 101 goals for a point differential of +9. The Oilers have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-19 and an over/under record of 13-22-3. Columbus shows up with a record of 26-5-4 including 14-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 123 goals and surrendered 73 for a goal differential of +50. The Blue Jackets have a record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-9 while their over/under record sits at 13-19-3.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 14 goals this season with 91 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 111 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 18 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,029 shots against him and has given up 83 goals. He has made 946 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Cam Atkinson has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 17 goals this season with 100 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Zach Werenski has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 6 goals on 87 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 24 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 889 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 830 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Oilers have 45 total points this season. They have scored 110 goals while giving up 101 goals. They have had 125 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Oilers have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.14% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 102 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 100 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 123 goals scored while they've given up 73 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.67%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've attempted 2,238 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,099 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.5% as they have 1,660 attempts while they've given up 1,561 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 1,104 face off wins compared to 1,193 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.1%. On defense Edmonton has 954 hits and they've blocked 538 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 1,941 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,997 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 1,463 shots while they've given up 1,480 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.5% as they've compiled 1,001 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,105 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 517 shot attempts and they have 678 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 17-19 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 13-22-3 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 24-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 13-19-3 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/31/16 D Andrej Sekera Illness "?" Tuesday vs Columbus
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Ankle out 3 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton +144
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