Edmonton Oilers at Arizona Coyotes NHL Picks & Predictions 1/12/2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
Gila River Arena
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Friday, January 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at -145 and the Coyotes at +125.
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Edmonton has a record of 18-23-3 this season and on the road they have a record of 9-11-2-1. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 119 goals and given up 143 goals for a point differential of -24. For the season they have an ATS record of 18-26-0 and an over/under record of 20-23-0. Arizona is 10-27-6 including 5-13-2-1 at home this season. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 98 goals and surrendered 150 for a goal differential of -52. Their record against the spread is 10-33-0 while their over/under record is 18-24-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 18-26-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 20-23-0 against the over/under this season
Important Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 10-33-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-24-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/31/17 C Brad Richardson Upper Body IR (12/27)
12/27/17 LW Zac Rinaldo Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 01/13 vs San Jose)
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
Connor McDavid has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 15 goals this year with 133 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 21.3 minutes played per game. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins averages 17.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 15 goals on 104 shots. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 15 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 999 shots against him and he's given up 98 goals. He's made 901 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has scored 19 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this season with 113 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 24.7 minutes played per game. Clayton Keller averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 118 shots. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Antti Raanta has 6 wins and 11 losses this year in goal for the Coyotes. He has 612 shots against him and he's surrendered 51 goals. He's made 561 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 39 total points this season, which ranks them 27th in the NHL. They are 22nd in the league in goals scored with 119 while they've given up 143 goals, ranking them 5th overall. They have had 119 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 26th in the NHL. The Oilers have allowed 140 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%, putting them 31st in the league when short-handed. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.86% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 27th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes are 31st in the NHL with a total of 26 points this year. They have 24 power play goals on 136 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 20th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 110 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. That is 17th in the NHL. As a team, the Coyotes are 30th in the league with 98 goals scored while they've given up 150 goals, which is 2nd overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.56%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 30th in the NHL.
Edmonton has a Corsi percentage of 52.8% as they've tried 2,821 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,526 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 2nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 53.4% as they have 2,097 shots while they've given up 1,830 attempts on defense. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 54.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.5% for the year. That puts them 3rd and 27th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,331 face-off wins as opposed to 1,370 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That is 23rd overall in the NHL. On defense Edmonton has 1,174 hits and they've blocked 696 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Coyotes are 25th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season, which is 4th in the NHL. They have 1,291 face-off wins compared to 1,414 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.7%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,035 hits and they have blocked 617 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Arizona is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've attempted 2,509 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,631 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.8% ranks 22nd as they have 1,842 attempts while they have given up 2,014 shots on the defensive end.
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