Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -140 and the Oilers at +130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 32-11-5 and on the road they have a record of 15-5-5. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 160 goals and given up 109 goals for a point differential of +51. The Wild have an overall record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-16 and an over/under record of 22-18-8. Edmonton shows up with a record of 28-15-8 including 13-8-3 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 152 goals and surrendered 132 for a goal differential of +20. The Oilers have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-23 while their over/under record sits at 18-29-4.
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Ryan Suter has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Wild. He has 7 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 27 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 16 goals on 124 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 27 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,121 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 1,049 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 17 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 19 goals on 111 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 26 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,348 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,243 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 69 total points this season. They have scored 160 goals while giving up 109 goals. They have had 135 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Wild have allowed 133 power play opportunities and given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.32% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Oilers have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 157 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 151 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 152 goals scored while they've given up 132 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.54%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they've attempted 2,609 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,770 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.7% as they have 1,954 attempts while they've given up 2,062 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the season. They have 1,484 face off wins compared to 1,394 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense Minnesota has 776 hits and they've blocked 708 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 2,927 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,840 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.1% as they have 2,185 shots while they've given up 2,093 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.5% as they've compiled 1,463 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,618 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 747 shot attempts and they have 1,244 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 30-16 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 22-18-8 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 25-23 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-29-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
01/18/17 D Jonas Brodin Finger out indefinitely
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
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
01/26/17 C Jujhar Khaira Wrist "?" Tuesday vs Minnesota
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton +130
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