Minnesota Wild at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Minnesota Wild head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at +128 and the Oilers at -167.
Minnesota has a record of 6-2-2 this year. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've tallied 29 goals and surrendered 27 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-4-0 and an over/under record of 3-6-0. Edmonton has a record of 6-3-1 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 29 goals and given up 30 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 5-4-0 while their over/under mark is 4-5-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 6-4-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 3-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 5-4-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 4-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/19/18 C Matt Hendricks Leg is OUT 2-4 weeks
10/18/18 C Joel Eriksson Ek Upper Body IR (10/11)
10/04/18 C Luke Kunin Knee is out indefinitely
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/23/18 D Matt Benning Undisclosed IR (10/19)
10/23/18 RW Ty Rattie Abdominal IR (10/20)
Zach Parise has scored 11 total points this year for the Wild. He has 3 goals this season with 33 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. Jason Zucker averages 17.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 4 goals on 35 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the year. Devan Dubnyk has 5 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Wild. He has 289 shots against him and he's surrendered 16 goals. He's made 273 stops for a save percentage of 95%.
Leon Draisaitl has 11 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 6 goals this year with 20 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 30%. He has a total of 5 assists on the year and averages 20.2 minutes played per contest. Connor McDavid averages 23.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by scoring 8 goals on 36 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 17 points on the year. Cam Talbot has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 265 shots against him and he's given up 24 goals. He's made 241 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have 14 total points this year, which is 10th in the NHL. They've scored 29 goals while giving up 27 scores, which has them ranked 23rd and 25th respectively. They have had 31 power play chances and scored 4 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 27th in the league. The Wild have given up 44 power play opportunities and surrendered 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.57% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 93%, which is 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 14th in the league with a total of 13 points this season. They have 9 power play goals on 36 chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 11th in the NHL. They've given up 33 power play opportunities and surrendered 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 21st overall. As a team, the Oilers are 24th with a total of 29 goals scored while they've given up 30 goals this season, ranking 20th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.70%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Minnesota is 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.1%, as they've attempted 530 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 646 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 45.4% as they have 406 attempts while they have given up 489 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 27th in the league. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time, which is 25th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the season. That is 8th overall in the NHL. They have 329 face-off wins compared to 314 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That ranks them 11th in the league. On defense Minnesota has 192 hits and they have blocked 157 shots from the opposition, putting them 13th overall.
The Oilers are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.5% for the season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have 278 face-off wins compared to 303 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 27th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 232 hits and they have blocked 160 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Edmonton is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've attempted 535 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 575 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.2% ranks 17th as they have 418 attempts while they have given up 415 shots on the defensive end.
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