Winnipeg Jets at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Parlay 12/31/2017
Sunday, December 31, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday, December 31, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Jets at +118 and the Oilers at -130.
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Winnipeg has a record of 22-11-6 this year and away from home they have a record of 8-8-5-1. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've tallied 129 goals and surrendered 110 goals for a point differential of +19. For the year they have an ATS mark of 21-17-0 and an over/under record of 21-16-0. Edmonton has a record of 17-18-3, including 8-10-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 114 goals and have given up 121 for a goal differential of -7. Their record against the spread is 17-20-0 while their over/under mark is 18-18-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-17-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 21-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 17-20-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-18-0 against the over/under this season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/29/17 LW Brandon Tanev Lower Body left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Edmonton
12/28/17 C Mark Scheifele Upper Body IR (12/28)
12/14/17 D Dustin Byfuglien Lower Body IR (12/10)
11/19/17 D Toby Enstrom Lower Body IR (11/18)
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Connor Hellebuyck has 20 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Jets. He has 919 shots against him and he's surrendered 73 goals. He's made 846 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 30 total points this year for the Jets. He has 17 goals this season with 111 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 15.9 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 15.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 17 goals on 111 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the year.
Connor McDavid has 45 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 14 goals this year with 107 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 31 assists on the year and averages 21.3 minutes played per contest. Cam Talbot has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 822 shots against him and he's given up 77 goals. He's made 745 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 95 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets have given up 138 power play opportunities and surrendered 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this season. That is 19th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.43% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 14th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Jets are 4th overall with 50 total points this year. They are 4th in the league with 129 goals and 19th in goals allowed with 110. They've had 142 power play chances and scored 33 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 23%. That is 4th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Oilers are 13th with a total of 114 goals scored while they are 7th with 121 goals surrendered this season. They average 35 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.66%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th in the league. The Oilers have a total of 37 points this season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have had 18 power play goals on 104 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 21st overall. They've given up 121 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking 31st when short-handed.
Winnipeg is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.2%, as they've attempted 2,232 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,301 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.8% as they have 1,697 attempts while they have given up 1,713 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 17th in the league. The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 1,275 face-off wins compared to 1,141 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 857 hits and they have blocked 588 shots from the opposition, putting them 6th overall.
The Oilers are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.6% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 1,164 face-off wins compared to 1,189 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 1,031 hits and they have blocked 588 shots from the opposition, which is 5th in the league. Edmonton is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.2% as they've attempted 2,457 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,163 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.8% ranks 2nd as they have 1,831 attempts while they have given up 1,575 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg +118 and over 6 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Winnipeg +118 and over 6 total goals
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