Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 12/13/2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Edmonton Oilers head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Oilers at +135 and the Jets at -165.
Edmonton has a record of 17-12-2 this year. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 88 goals and surrendered 91 goals for a point differential of -3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 16-14-0 and an over/under record of 12-16-0. Winnipeg has a record of 19-9-2 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have scored 107 goals and given up 83 for a goal differential of +24. Their record against the spread is 18-11-0 while their over/under mark is 13-12-0.
Valuable Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 16-14-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 12-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 18-11-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 13-12-0 against the over/under this season
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/09/18 LW Drake Caggiula Hand IR (12/09)
11/16/18 RW Tobias Rieder Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
12/01/18 D Joe Morrow Lower Body IR (12/01)
11/28/18 C Andrew Copp Head IR (11/28)
Connor McDavid has scored 43 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 17 goals this season with 110 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 22.7 minutes played per contest. Leon Draisaitl averages 21.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by tallying 16 goals on 82 attempts. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year. Mikko Koskinen has 10 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Oilers. He has 439 shots against him and he's surrendered 32 goals. He's made 407 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Blake Wheeler has 38 total points this season for the Jets. He has 5 goals this year with 81 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 33 assists on the year and averages 21.5 minutes played per contest. Mark Scheifele averages 22.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 17 goals on 83 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 692 shots against him and he's given up 62 goals. He's made 630 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have 36 total points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They've scored 88 goals while giving up 91 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 21st respectively. They have had 99 power play chances and scored 20 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the league. The Oilers have given up 97 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 23rd 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 90%, which is 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 5th in the league with a total of 40 points this season. They have 30 power play goals on 99 chances for a percentage of 30%. That is 1st in the NHL. They've given up 92 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 9th overall. As a team, the Jets are 5th with a total of 107 goals scored while they've given up 83 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.00%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 5th overall in the NHL.
Edmonton is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.4%, as they've attempted 1,779 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,748 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.2% as they have 1,351 attempts while they have given up 1,288 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 11th in the league. The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. That is 19th overall in the NHL. They have 867 face-off wins compared to 965 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.3%. That ranks them 28th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 796 hits and they have blocked 460 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Jets are 3rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 55.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 956 face-off wins compared to 892 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.7%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 587 hits and they have blocked 422 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. Winnipeg is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've attempted 1,761 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,726 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.7% ranks 13th as they have 1,340 attempts while they have given up 1,304 shots on the defensive end.
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