Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at -133 and the Kings at +113.
Edmonton has a record of 10-10-2 this year. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 62 goals and surrendered 71 goals for a point differential of -9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 10-12-0 and an over/under record of 10-10-0. Los Angeles has a record of 7-13-1 this season. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have scored 44 goals and given up 68 for a goal differential of -24. Their record against the spread is 7-14-0 while their over/under mark is 9-11-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 10-12-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 10-10-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 7-14-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 9-11-0 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 Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/23/18 C Adrian Kempe Lower Body injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Vancouver
11/17/18 C Trevor Lewis Foot is out indefinitely
11/12/18 GO Jack Campbell Knee is OUT 4-6 weeks
10/28/18 GO Jonathan Quick Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/03/18 RW Jonny Brodzinski Shoulder IR (10/03)
Connor McDavid has scored 32 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 13 goals this season with 73 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 19 assists on the year and averages 22.4 minutes played per contest. Leon Draisaitl averages 20.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by tallying 13 goals on 60 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 5 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 394 shots against him and he's surrendered 44 goals. He's made 350 stops for a save percentage of 89%.
Ilya Kovalchuk has 14 total points this season for the Kings. He has 5 goals this year with 47 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Jeff Carter averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 61 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the year. Calvin Petersen has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 153 shots against him and he's given up 12 goals. He's made 141 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 22 total points this year, which is 22nd in the NHL. They've scored 62 goals while giving up 71 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 7th respectively. They have had 71 power play chances and scored 15 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 14th in the league. The Oilers have given up 71 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 22nd when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.10% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 31st in the league with a total of 15 points this season. They have 8 power play goals on 63 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 64 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Kings are 31st with a total of 44 goals scored while they've given up 68 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 28 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.42%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 24th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.4%, as they've attempted 1,228 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,208 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.1% as they have 935 attempts while they have given up 896 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season. That is 18th overall in the NHL. They have 630 face-off wins compared to 676 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.2%. That ranks them 24th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 545 hits and they have blocked 312 shots from the opposition, putting them 18th overall.
The Kings are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season, which is 6th in the NHL. They have 674 face-off wins compared to 621 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 475 hits and they have blocked 289 shots from the opposition, which is 26th in the league. Los Angeles is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they've attempted 1,178 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,198 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.9% ranks 22nd as they have 870 attempts while they have given up 909 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Kings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +113
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +113
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