Edmonton Oilers at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +120 and the Golden Knights at -140.
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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. Vegas has a record of 29-10-2 including 18-2-1-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 143 goals and surrendered 113 for a goal differential of +30. Their record against the spread is 29-12-0 while their over/under record is 23-16-0.
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 Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 29-12-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 23-16-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/31/17 GO Oscar Dansk Lower Body IR (10/30)
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
01/10/18 D Luca Sbisa Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/07/18 LW Pierre-Edouard Bellemare Paternity List is probable Sunday vs NY Rangers
01/05/18 D Jon Merrill Undisclosed IR (01/04)
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%. 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.
James Neal has scored 29 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 18 goals this season with 114 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 17.4 minutes played per game. Marc-Andre Fleury has 9 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 385 shots against him and he's surrendered 21 goals. He's made 364 saves for a save percentage of 95%. David Perron averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 9 goals on 58 shots. He has 25 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have allowed 140 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71% this year. That is 31st in the NHL. 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%, which is ranked 28th in the league. The Oilers has 39 total points this season, ranking 27th in the NHL in offense. They are 23rd in the league with 119 goals while they've given up 143 goals, which is 5th overall. They have had 119 power play opportunities and scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 26th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Golden Knights are 5th with 143 goals scored while they are 27th in the NHL with 113 goals allowed this year. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.70%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 15th place in the league. The Golden Knights have a total of 60 points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They have 24 power play goals on 131 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks their power play unit 19th. They've allowed 123 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, which is 15th overall.
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 3rd 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 Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the year. That ranks them 18th and 21st respectively in the NHL. They have 1,261 face-off wins as opposed to 1,287 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 20th in the league. On defense Vegas has 795 hits and they've blocked 652 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 10th in blocked shots. Vegas is ranked 13th in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've tried 2,484 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,385 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 9th in the NHL at 51.6%, as they have 1,850 shots while they've given up 1,733 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Oilers/Golden Knights NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Vegas -140
Tony's Pick: Take Vegas -140
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