Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +109 and the Sharks at -120.
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Edmonton comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 44-26-9 and on the road they have a record of 20-14-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 235 goals and given up 206 goals for a point differential of +29. The Oilers have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-35 and an over/under record of 30-42-7. San Jose shows up with a record of 45-28-7 including 25-10-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 216 goals and surrendered 196 for a goal differential of +20. The Sharks have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 43-35 while their over/under record sits at 21-36-23.
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Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 40-35 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 30-42-7 against the over/under
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 43-35 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 21-36-23 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 indefinitely
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
04/04/17 C Joe Thornton Lower Body "?"
03/30/17 C Logan Couture Dental/Mouth out indefinitely
Connor McDavid has accumulated 95 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 29 goals this season with 239 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 66 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 167 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 75 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 40 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 2,071 shots against him and has given up 167 goals. He has made 1,904 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 231 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. 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 28 goals on 313 shots. He has 46 assists giving him a total of 74 points on the season. Martin Jones has 35 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,693 shots against him and has given up 148 goals. He has made 1,545 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 97 total points this season. They have scored 235 goals while giving up 206 goals. They have had 233 power play opportunities and have scored 52 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Oilers have allowed 215 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 9.65% 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 Sharks have a total of 97 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 240 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 204 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 216 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.96%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,524 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,474 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51% as they have 3,363 attempts while they've given up 3,236 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 2,217 face off wins compared to 2,494 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.1%. On defense Edmonton has 1,998 hits and they've blocked 1,238 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 4,610 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,509 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.1% as they have 3,471 shots while they've given up 3,191 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 2,234 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,423 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 1,318 shot attempts and they have 1,501 hits as a unit.
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