Ottawa Senators at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +132 and the Oilers at -182.
Ottawa has a record of 1-0-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-0-0. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 8 goals and surrendered 9 goals for a point differential of -1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 1-2-0 and an over/under record of 1-2-0. Edmonton has a record of 1-2-0 including 1-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 7 goals and have given up 8 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 1-2-0 while their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 1-2-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 1-2-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/12/17 D Erik Karlsson Foot OUT Friday vs. Calgary & Saturday vs. Edmonton
10/12/17 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body doubtful Friday vs. Calgary
10/09/17 D Ben Harpur Upper Body IR
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/13/17 C Leon Draisaitl Eye injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ottawa
10/13/17 LW Drake Caggiula Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR
Mark Stone has scored 2 total points this year for the Senators. He has 2 goals this season with 9 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He averages 21 minutes played per contest. Derick Brassard averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 1 goal on 9 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 3 points on the year. Craig Anderson has 1 win and 0 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 86 shots against him and he's surrendered 7 goals. He's made 79 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Leon Draisaitl has 3 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 1 goal this year with 12 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 2 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 21.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 3 goals on 14 attempts. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 4 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 77 shots against him and he's given up 8 goals. He's made 69 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 4 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 8 goals while giving up 9 scores, which has them ranked 25th and 24th respectively. The Senators have given up 9 power play opportunities and surrendered 0 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 100%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. They average 37 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.14% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 26th in the league with a total of 2 points this season. They have 1 power play goal on 9 chances for a percentage of 11%. That is 25th in the NHL. They've given up 12 power play opportunities and surrendered 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 15th overall. As a team, the Oilers are 27th with a total of 7 goals scored while they've given up 8 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 40 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 5.88%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
Ottawa is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50%, as they've attempted 185 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 185 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.2% as they have 149 attempts while they have given up 131 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 9th in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 60.8% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 39.2% for the season. That is 31st overall in the NHL. They have 90 face-off wins compared to 95 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.6%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 75 hits and they have blocked 54 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 61.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 38.8% for the year. That ranks them 1st and 30th respectively in the NHL. They have 92 face-off wins as opposed to 99 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Edmonton has 82 hits and they've blocked 42 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 24th in blocked shots. Edmonton is ranked 3rd in Corsi percentage with 56.4% as they've tried 216 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 167 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 3rd in the NHL at 57.2%, as they have 167 shots while they've given up 125 attempts on defense.
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