Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at -136 and the Red Wings at +104.
Edmonton has a record of 7-4-1 this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 36 goals and surrendered 34 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-5-0 and an over/under record of 5-6-0. Detroit has a record of 4-7-2 this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 34 goals and given up 49 for a goal differential of -15. Their record against the spread is 3-9-0 while their over/under mark is 6-5-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 6-5-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 3-9-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/23/18 D Matt Benning Undisclosed IR (10/19)
10/23/18 RW Ty Rattie Abdominal IR (10/20)
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
11/02/18 LW Andreas Athanasiou Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Edmonton
11/01/18 C Frans Nielsen Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/01/18 LW Thomas Vanek Knee is out indefinitely
10/18/18 D Danny DeKeyser Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/04/18 RW Evgeny Svechnikov Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Leon Draisaitl has scored 14 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 7 goals this season with 24 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 29%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 23.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by tallying 9 goals on 44 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 5 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 293 shots against him and he's surrendered 28 goals. He's made 265 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Dylan Larkin has 14 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 6 goals this year with 43 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Andreas Athanasiou averages 16.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 4 goals on 36 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 3 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 330 shots against him and he's given up 29 goals. He's made 301 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 15 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 36 goals while giving up 34 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 23rd respectively. They have had 45 power play chances and scored 10 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 14th in the league. The Oilers have given up 39 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%, ranking them 26th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.86% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 29th in the league with a total of 10 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 42 chances for a percentage of 26%. That is 9th in the NHL. They've given up 52 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 10th overall. As a team, the Red Wings are 24th with a total of 34 goals scored while they've given up 49 goals this season, ranking 3rd in goals against. They average 28 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.29%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 22nd overall in the NHL.
Edmonton is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49%, as they've attempted 663 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 691 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.6% as they have 514 attempts while they have given up 502 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 13th in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time, which is 7th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. That is 25th overall in the NHL. They have 336 face-off wins compared to 360 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That ranks them 24th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 288 hits and they have blocked 189 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Red Wings are 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 443 face-off wins compared to 419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Detroit has 270 hits and they have blocked 187 shots from the opposition, which is 11th in the league. Detroit is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.2% as they've attempted 712 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 797 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.8% ranks 26th as they have 537 attempts while they have given up 610 shots on the defensive end.
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