Winnipeg Jets at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/9/2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
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The Winnipeg Jets head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, October 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Jets at +140 and the Oilers at -196.
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Winnipeg had a record of 40-35-7 last year and away from home they had a record of 18-17-6. They were 5th in the Central Division. They tallied 249 goals and surrendered 256 goals for a point differential of -7. For the year they had an ATS mark of 40-42-0 and an over/under record of 43-34-0. Edmonton finished with a record of 47-26-9 including 25-12-4 on home ice last year. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They scored 247 goals and gave up 212 for a goal differential of +35. Their record against the spread was 54-41-0 while their over/under mark was 39-44-0.
Valuable Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets were 40-42-0 straight up last year
The Winnipeg Jets were 43-34-0 against the over/under last season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers were 54-41-0 straight up last year
The Edmonton Oilers were 39-44-0 against the over/under last season
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/06/17 LW Matt Hendricks Undisclosed out indefinitely
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mark Scheifele scored 81 total points last year for the Jets. He had 32 goals last season with 156 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He had a total of 49 assists on the year and averaged 20.6 minutes played per contest. Patrik Laine averaged 17.9 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 36 goals on 200 attempts. He had 28 assists giving him a total of 64 points on the year. Steve Mason had 26 wins and 21 losses last season in goal for the Jets. He had 1,556 shots against him and he surrendered 143 goals. He made 1,413 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Leon Draisaitl had 75 total points last season for the Oilers. He had 28 goals last year with 168 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He had a total of 47 assists on the year and averaged 18.9 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averaged 21.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 30 goals on 242 attempts. He had 67 assists giving him a total of 97 points on the year. Cam Talbot had 42 wins and 22 losses last season in net for the Oilers. He had 2,117 shots against him and he gave up 171 goals. He made 1,946 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets had 87 total points last year, which was 21st in the NHL. They scored 249 goals while giving up 256 scores, which had them ranked 7th and 4th respectively. They had 264 power play chances and scored 48 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That was 18th in the league. The Jets gave up 275 power play opportunities and surrendered 62 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 26th when short-handed. They averaged 30 shots per contest and as a team shot 10.17% for the year. They allowed 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 90%, which was 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers were 7th in the league with a total of 103 points last season. They had 56 power play goals on 245 chances for a percentage of 23%. That was 5th in the NHL. They gave up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 17th overall. As a team, the Oilers were 8th with a total of 247 goals scored while they gave up 212 goals last season, ranking 23rd in goals against. They averaged 31 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 9.70%. As a unit they gave up 29 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 91%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
The Jets were 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage was at 49.9% for the season, which was 15th in the NHL. They had 2,364 face-off wins compared to 2,509 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.5%. That was 21st in the league. On defense Winnipeg had 1,906 hits and they blocked 1,177 shots from the opposition, which was 13th in the league. Winnipeg was 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49% as they attempted 4,431 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,618 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.4% ranked 23rd as they had 3,360 attempts while they gave up 3,441 shots on the defensive end.
Edmonton had a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they tried 4,704 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,623 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. That ranked them 16th in Corsi percentage. They were 8th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.3% as they had 3,504 shots while they gave up 3,329 attempts on defense. The Oilers started possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.5% for the year. That put them 10th and 16th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They had 2,302 face-off wins as opposed to 2,592 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 47%. That was 30th overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton had 2,073 hits and they blocked 1,294 attempts from opposing offenses, which was 7th in the league.
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