Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 11/22/2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +127 and the Red Wings at -140.
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Edmonton has a record of 7-11-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 3-4-2. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 50 goals and surrendered 64 goals for a point differential of -14. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-13-0 and an over/under record of 8-11-0. Detroit has a record of 10-8-3 including 4-2-3 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 63 goals and have given up 58 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 10-11-0 while their over/under mark is 10-11-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 7-13-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 8-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 10-11-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 10-11-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/10/17 LW Anton Slepyshev Groin IR (11/09)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
11/19/17 RW Martin Frk Lower Body is "?" Wednesday vs. Edmonton
11/16/17 RW Luke Witkowski Suspension 10-game suspension (eligible to return 12/11 vs. Florida)
10/15/17 RW Johan Franzen Concussion IR (10/03)
Patrick Maroon has scored 12 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 5 goals this season with 52 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 22.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 10 goals on 62 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 7 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 548 shots against him and he's surrendered 53 goals. He's made 495 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Henrik Zetterberg has 12 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 4 goals this year with 54 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Anthony Mantha averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 10 goals on 55 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 502 shots against him and he's given up 36 goals. He's made 466 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 16 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 50 goals while giving up 64 scores, which has them ranked 29th and 11th respectively. They have had 56 power play chances and scored 12 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the league. The Oilers have given up 70 power play opportunities and surrendered 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking them 29th when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.15% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 14th in the league with a total of 23 points this season. They have 15 power play goals on 67 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 8th in the NHL. They've given up 78 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Red Wings are 12th with a total of 63 goals scored while they've given up 58 goals this season, ranking 17th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.59%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 7th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 54.8% as they've tried 1,326 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,092 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 2nd in Corsi percentage. They are 1st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 54.5% as they have 971 shots while they've given up 812 attempts on defense. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 56.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.7% for the year. That puts them 3rd and 30th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 620 face-off wins as opposed to 614 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That is 17th overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton has 586 hits and they've blocked 280 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 23rd in the league.
The Red Wings are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season, which is 13th in the NHL. They have 642 face-off wins compared to 661 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That is 22nd in the league. On defense Detroit has 388 hits and they have blocked 261 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Detroit is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've attempted 1,168 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,226 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.8% ranks 19th as they have 918 attempts while they have given up 965 shots on the defensive end.
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