Vegas Golden Knights at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/14/2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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The Vegas Golden Knights travel to Rogers Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Golden Knights at +184 and the Oilers at -205.
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Vegas has a record of 10-5-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-4-1. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 57 goals and given up 46 goals for a point differential of +11. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-6-0 and an over/under record of 10-6-0. Edmonton is 6-9-2 including 3-6-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 38 goals and surrendered 52 for a goal differential of -14. Their record against the spread is 6-10-0 while their over/under record is 6-9-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 10-6-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 10-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 6-10-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 6-9-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/31/17 GO Oscar Dansk Lower Body IR (10/30)
10/22/17 GO Malcolm Subban Lower Body IR (10/21)
10/15/17 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion IR (10/03)
10/15/17 RW David Clarkson Back IR (10/03)
10/15/17 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Concussion IR (10/13)
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/12/17 LW Drake Caggiula Foot is "?" Tuesday vs. Vegas
11/10/17 LW Anton Slepyshev Groin IR (11/09)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
David Perron has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 5 goals this year with 34 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18.1 minutes played per game. James Neal averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 9 goals on 44 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Maxime Lagace has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 186 shots against him and he's given up 23 goals. He's made 163 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Patrick Maroon has scored 10 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 4 goals this season with 44 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid averages 22.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 7 goals on 54 shots. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 6 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Oilers. He has 464 shots against him and he's surrendered 41 goals. He's made 423 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights have 21 total points this season, which ranks them 11th in the NHL. They are 8th in the league in goals scored with 57 while they've given up 46 goals, ranking them 24th overall. They have had 64 power play opportunities and have scored 13 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 12th in the NHL. The Golden Knights have allowed 54 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 12th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.97% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 15th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 28th in the NHL with a total of 14 points this year. They have 7 power play goals on 47 opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That ranks them 24th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 56 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. That is 31st in the NHL. As a team, the Oilers are 31st in the league with 38 goals scored while they've given up 52 goals, which is 13th overall. They average 36 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.25%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Vegas has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've tried 945 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 947 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50% as they have 700 shots while they've given up 700 attempts on defense. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the year. That puts them 25th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 501 face-off wins as opposed to 503 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That is 20th overall in the NHL. On defense Vegas has 313 hits and they've blocked 247 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Oilers are 3rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 56.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 43.4% for the season, which is 30th in the NHL. They have 540 face-off wins compared to 515 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 512 hits and they have blocked 246 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Edmonton is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55% as they've attempted 1,161 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 950 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.6% ranks 2nd as they have 848 attempts while they have given up 704 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Golden Knights/Oilers NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton -205
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton -205
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