Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Parlay 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at -190 and the Canucks at +171.
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Edmonton had a record of 47-26-9 last year and away from home they had a record of 22-14-5. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They tallied 247 goals and surrendered 212 goals for a point differential of +35. For the year they had an ATS mark of 54-41-0 and an over/under record of 39-44-0. Vancouver finished with a record of 30-43-9 including 18-17-6 on home ice last year. They were 7th in the Pacific Division. They scored 182 goals and gave up 243 for a goal differential of -61. Their record against the spread was 30-52-0 while their over/under mark was 32-37-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers were 54-41-0 straight up last year
The Edmonton Oilers were 39-44-0 against the over/under last season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks were 30-52-0 straight up last year
The Vancouver Canucks were 32-37-0 against the over/under last season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Player SpotlightCam Talbot had 42 wins and 22 losses last season in goal for the Oilers. He had 2,117 shots against him and he surrendered 171 goals. He made 1,946 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Leon Draisaitl scored 75 total points last year for the Oilers. He had 28 goals last season with 168 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He had a total of 47 assists on the year and averaged 18.9 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averaged 21.2 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 30 goals on 242 attempts. He had 67 assists giving him a total of 97 points on the year.
Henrik Sedin had 48 total points last season for the Canucks. He had 15 goals last year with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He had a total of 33 assists on the year and averaged 19.1 minutes played per contest. Jacob Markstrom had 10 wins and 11 losses last season in net for the Canucks. He had 692 shots against him and he gave up 62 goals. He made 630 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Bo Horvat averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 153 attempts. He had 31 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Oilers gave up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% last season. That was 17th in the league. They averaged 31 shots per contest and as a team shot 9.70% for the year. They allowed 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 9th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Oilers were 7th overall with 103 total points last year. They were 8th in the league with 247 goals and 23rd in goals allowed with 212. They had 245 power play chances and scored 56 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That was 5th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks were 29th with a total of 182 goals scored while they were 7th with 243 goals surrendered last season. They averaged 28 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 8.01%. As a unit they gave up 32 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 91%, putting them 21st in the league. The Canucks had a total of 69 points last season, which was 29th in the NHL. They had 32 power play goals on 227 chances for a percentage of 14%. That was 29th overall. They gave up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 28th when short-handed.
Edmonton had a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they tried 4,704 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,623 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. That ranked them 16th in Corsi percentage. They were 8th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.3% as they had 3,504 shots while they gave up 3,329 attempts on defense. The Oilers started possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.5% for the year. That put them 10th and 16th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They had 2,302 face-off wins as opposed to 2,592 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 47%. That was 30th overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton had 2,073 hits and they blocked 1,294 attempts from opposing offenses, which was 7th in the league.
Vancouver was 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage last year with 48.2%, as they attempted 4,238 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,560 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 46.9% as they had 3,114 attempts while they gave up 3,526 shots on the defensive end. That ranked them 29th in the league. The Canucks started possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time, which was 16th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.8% for the season. That was 19th overall in the NHL. They had 2,537 face-off wins compared to 2,423 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 51.1%. That ranked them 11th in the league. On defense Vancouver had 1,471 hits and they blocked 1,034 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver +171 and under 5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver +171 and under 5 total goals
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