Edmonton Oilers at Dallas Stars NHL Picks & Predictions 12/3/2018
Monday, December 3, 2018
American Airlines Center
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The Edmonton Oilers head to American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Stars on Monday, December 3, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +125 and the Stars at -150.
Edmonton has a record of 13-11-2 this year. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 70 goals and surrendered 79 goals for a point differential of -9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 12-13-0 and an over/under record of 11-12-0. Dallas has a record of 14-10-3 this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They have scored 74 goals and given up 71 for a goal differential of +3. Their record against the spread is 13-13-0 while their over/under mark is 10-13-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 12-13-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 11-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 13-13-0 straight up this year
The Dallas Stars are 10-13-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
11/16/18 RW Tobias Rieder Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/23/18 D Matt Benning Undisclosed IR (10/19)
Key Dallas Stars Injuries
11/19/18 D Marc Methot Lower Body IR (11/19)
11/09/18 D John Klingberg Upper Body IR (11/09)
11/02/18 D Connor Carrick Foot IR (11/02)
10/03/18 C Martin Hanzal Back IR (10/03)
10/03/18 D Stephen Johns Head IR (10/03)
Connor McDavid has scored 35 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 14 goals this season with 93 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 22.6 minutes played per contest. Leon Draisaitl averages 21.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 13 goals on 68 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 5 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 424 shots against him and he's surrendered 47 goals. He's made 377 stops for a save percentage of 89%.
Jamie Benn has 23 total points this season for the Stars. He has 11 goals this year with 72 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 18.9 minutes played per contest. Tyler Seguin averages 21 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 115 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Anton Khudobin has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has 349 shots against him and he's given up 31 goals. He's made 318 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 28 total points this year, which is 20th in the NHL. They've scored 70 goals while giving up 79 scores, which has them ranked 27th and 16th respectively. They have had 82 power play chances and scored 18 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 12th in the league. The Oilers have given up 84 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 26th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.60% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Stars are 11th in the league with a total of 31 points this season. They have 13 power play goals on 74 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 21st in the NHL. They've given up 83 power play opportunities and surrendered 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Stars are 25th with a total of 74 goals scored while they've given up 71 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.12%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 6th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.3%, as they've attempted 1,480 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,464 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51% as they have 1,125 attempts while they have given up 1,079 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time, which is 13th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. That is 19th overall in the NHL. They have 744 face-off wins compared to 803 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That ranks them 25th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 663 hits and they have blocked 385 shots from the opposition, putting them 10th overall.
The Stars are 31st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 46.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 53.7% for the season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have 826 face-off wins compared to 769 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Dallas has 590 hits and they have blocked 412 shots from the opposition, which is 6th in the league. Dallas is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.4% as they've attempted 1,425 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,584 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.8% ranks 24th as they have 1,073 attempts while they have given up 1,172 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Stars NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -150
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas -150
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