Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +104 and the Kings at -115.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 44-25-9 and on the road they have a record of 20-13-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 231 goals and given up 200 goals for a point differential of +31. The Oilers have an overall record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-34 and an over/under record of 29-42-7. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 37-34-7 including 21-15-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 188 goals and surrendered 191 for a goal differential of -3. The Kings have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-41 while their over/under record sits at 22-36-20.
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Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 40-34 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 29-42-7 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 35-41 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 22-36-20 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 indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Connor McDavid has accumulated 94 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 29 goals this season with 237 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 65 assists on the season and averages 21.2 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 28 goals on 166 shots. He has 46 assists giving him a total of 74 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 40 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 2,045 shots against him and has given up 162 goals. He has made 1,883 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Kings. He has 12 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20.9 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 246 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 343 shots against him and has given up 25 goals. He has made 318 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 97 total points this season. They have scored 231 goals while giving up 200 goals. They have had 230 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Oilers have allowed 212 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.59% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have a total of 81 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 229 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 232 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 188 goals scored while they've given up 191 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.66%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,472 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,420 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51% as they have 3,326 attempts while they've given up 3,194 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. They have 2,198 face off wins compared to 2,458 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.2%. On defense Edmonton has 1,974 hits and they've blocked 1,226 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,789 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,920 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 55% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.8% as they have 3,524 shots while they've given up 2,904 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 56.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 2,378 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,333 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 1,016 shot attempts and they have 2,224 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Kings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton +104
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton +104
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