Saturday, March 18, 2017
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +175 and the Oilers at -210. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 28-33-9 and on the road they have a record of 10-20-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 161 goals and given up 205 goals for a point differential of -44. The Canucks have an overall record of 2-5-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-42 and an over/under record of 28-29-13. Edmonton shows up with a record of 37-24-9 including 18-12-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 205 goals and surrendered 186 for a goal differential of +19. The Oilers have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-33 while their over/under record sits at 27-38-5.
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Bo Horvat has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 20 goals this season with 127 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 17.9 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 86 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 17 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,482 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,356 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 79 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 24 goals this season with 209 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 55 assists on the season and averages 21.2 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 24 goals on 149 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 35 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,851 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,702 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 65 total points this season. They have scored 161 goals while giving up 205 goals. They have had 201 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Canucks have allowed 189 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.32% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 83 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 203 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 192 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 186 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.42%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.1% as they've attempted 3,613 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,899 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.8% as they have 2,651 attempts while they've given up 3,019 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 2,184 face off wins compared to 2,069 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.4%. On defense has 1,277 hits and they've blocked 880 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,016 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,911 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 3,001 shots while they've given up 2,856 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.3% as they've compiled 1,982 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,208 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,055 shot attempts and they have 1,756 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 24-42 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 28-29-13 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 33-33 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 27-38-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
03/17/17 LW Brendan Gaunce Hand "?" Saturday vs. Edmonton
03/17/17 D Christopher Tanev Food Poisoning "?" Saturday vs. Edmonton
03/17/17 LW Nikolay Goldobin Illness "?" Saturday vs. Edmonton
03/07/17 RW Loui Eriksson Lower Body out indefinitely
03/01/17 GO Jacob Markstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Nikita Tryamkin Illness out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton -210
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