Edmonton Oilers at Washington Capitals NHL Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Capitals on Sunday, November 12, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +138 and the Capitals at -163.
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Edmonton has a record of 6-8-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 3-2-1. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 35 goals and surrendered 46 goals for a point differential of -11. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-9-0 and an over/under record of 6-9-0. Washington has a record of 9-7-1 including 4-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 51 goals and have given up 52 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 9-8-0 while their over/under mark is 9-8-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 6-9-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 6-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 9-8-0 straight up this year
The Washington Capitals are 9-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/10/17 LW Anton Slepyshev Groin IR (11/09)
11/10/17 LW Drake Caggiula Foot is doubtful Saturday vs. NY Rangers
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
Key Washington Capitals Injuries
11/10/17 RW Brett Connolly Concussion is probable Sunday vs. Edmonton
10/27/17 C Tyler Graovac Upper Body IR (10/18)
10/24/17 LW Andre Burakovsky Upper Body IR (10/21)
10/14/17 D Matt Niskanen Upper Body IR (10/13)
Connor McDavid has scored 18 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 6 goals this season with 50 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 22.2 minutes played per contest. Patrick Maroon averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 4 goals on 30 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 6 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 431 shots against him and he's surrendered 38 goals. He's made 393 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Alex Ovechkin has 19 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 13 goals this year with 80 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 18.9 minutes played per contest. Nicklas Backstrom averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 3 goals on 29 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year. Braden Holtby has 9 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has 383 shots against him and he's given up 29 goals. He's made 354 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 13 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 35 goals while giving up 46 scores, which has them ranked 31st and 18th respectively. They have had 45 power play chances and scored 6 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 27th in the league. The Oilers have given up 50 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%, ranking them 31st when short-handed. They average 37 shots per contest and as a team shoot 6.38% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Capitals are 10th in the league with a total of 19 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 56 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the NHL. They've given up 70 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 24th overall. As a team, the Capitals are 13th with a total of 51 goals scored while they've given up 52 goals this season, ranking 9th in goals against. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.32%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 19th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.6%, as they've attempted 1,043 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 867 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54.4% as they have 760 attempts while they have given up 637 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 56.8% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.2% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 477 face-off wins compared to 459 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 462 hits and they have blocked 230 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Capitals are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have 537 face-off wins compared to 512 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Washington has 351 hits and they have blocked 224 shots from the opposition, which is 21st in the league. Washington is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7% as they've attempted 925 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,016 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.3% ranks 29th as they have 684 attempts while they have given up 792 shots on the defensive end.
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