Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +104 and the Lightning at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Edmonton comes into this game having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 32-19-8 and away from home they have a record of 17-9-5. The currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 171 goals and surrendered 152 goals for a point differential of +19. The Oilers have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-27 and an over/under record of 22-33-4. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 26-24-8 including 14-10-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 160 goals and surrendered 166 for a goal differential of -6. The Lightning have a record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 23-32 while their over/under record sits at 27-24-7.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 22 goals this season with 131 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 19 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 12% by scoring 20 goals on 173 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 67 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 30 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,559 shots against him and has given up 123 goals. He has made 1,436 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Victor Hedman has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 10 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 162 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 886 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 806 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have 72 total points this season. They have scored 171 goals while giving up 152 goals. They have had 178 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Oilers have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.32% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Lightning have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 204 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Oilers have a total of 160 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.15%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 3,395 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,302 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.1% as they have 2,524 attempts while they've given up 2,417 shots on the defensive end. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 1,683 face off wins compared to 1,883 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.2%. On defense Edmonton has 1,469 hits and they've blocked 885 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 3,261 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,117 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.7% as they have 2,453 shots while they've given up 2,388 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 1,709 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,806 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 729 shot attempts and they have 1,274 hits as a unit.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 28-27 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 22-33-4 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 23-32 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 27-24-7 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
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
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
02/18/17 D Kris Russell Groin "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
01/31/17 C Jujhar Khaira Wrist out indefinitely
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip expected to miss 4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton +104
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