Sunday, April 16, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers head to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +146 and the Sharks at -162.
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Edmonton had a regular season record of 47-26-9 and on the road they had a record of 22-14-5. They finished the season 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 247 goals and given up 212 goals for a point differential of +35. The Oilers have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-35 and an over/under record of 32-42-8. San Jose finished the regular season with a record of 46-29-7 including 26-11-4 at home this year. They were 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 221 goals and surrendered 201 for a goal differential of +20. The Sharks have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 44-36 while their over/under record sits at 22-37-23.
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Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 42-35 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 32-42-8 against the over/under
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 44-36 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 22-37-23 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 for season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
04/12/17 C Joe Thornton Knee "?" Friday vs. Edmonton
Connor McDavid has accumulated 100 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 30 goals this season with 251 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 70 assists on the season and averages 21.1 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 29 goals on 172 shots. He has 48 assists giving him a total of 77 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 42 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 2,117 shots against him and has given up 171 goals. He has made 1,946 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 29 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 29 goals on 320 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 76 points on the season. Martin Jones has 35 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,725 shots against him and has given up 152 goals. He has made 1,573 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 103 total points this season. They have scored 247 goals while giving up 212 goals. They have had 245 power play opportunities and have scored 56 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Oilers have allowed 223 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.70% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have a total of 99 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 246 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 212 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 221 goals scored while they've given up 201 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.01%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 4,704 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,623 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 3,504 attempts while they've given up 3,329 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 2,302 face off wins compared to 2,592 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47%. On defense Edmonton has 2,073 hits and they've blocked 1,294 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 4,700 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,613 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52% as they have 3,529 shots while they've given up 3,259 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.1% as they've compiled 2,293 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,472 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 1,354 shot attempts and they have 1,536 hits as a unit.
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