Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche NHL Parlay 11/27/2019
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Pepsi Center in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (+123) Avalanche (-136)
Mike Smith and the Edmonton Oilers (16-7-3, 1st in the Pacific Division) are headed to Pepsi Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the Colorado Avalanche (13-8-2, 4th in the Central Division). The Avalanche open this matchup at -136 while the Oilers are coming in at +123. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Oilers cover 58.3% of the time, having gone 14-10 SU. The Avalanche cover 56.5% of the time, going 13-10 straight up.
The Edmonton Oilers step onto the ice holding a record of 16 victories and 7 losses, which is good for 1st in the Pacific Division. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 83 goals which ranks them 1st in the Western Conference and 4th in the league. Their goal differential is +11, which is good for 9th in the league. The Oilers have compiled a total of 35 points, which ranks them 3rd in the league and 1st in the West. In terms of shots at the opposing goalie, they have compiled a total of 760 which ranks them 8th in the West and 16th in the league. As a team, Edmonton has earned a total of 440 hits which means they are averaging 16.9 per contest. They have compiled a total of 295 blocks for the season. In goal for Edmonton is Mike Smith from Kingston, Ontario. He is 37 years old and has racked up 767 mins defending the net for the campaign. Smith is giving up an average of 2.66 goals against average which puts him at 10th among Western Conference goaltenders and 18th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he has surrendered 34 goals. He holds a save percentage of .911 which puts him at 14th among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Edmonton Oilers went home feeling good about their game by earning a 4 - 3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in their previous game. The Oilers played really well in this win. In this outing, they converted 4 of the 37 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 1 power play attempt and notched 1 goal on that try. Edmonton had 4 penalty mins for this outing. The Corsi for the Oilers sat at 56 and the Corsi against was 43 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 56.6%. Their Fenwick was 41 while the Fenwick against was 32, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 56.2%. They took 24 face-off wins and lost 21 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 60.2% and they had a PDO of 97.6 for this one. When it comes to their opponent, the Arizona Coyotes racked up a total of 30 shots. They had 2 minutes in the box and they had 2 power play opportunities.
The Avalanche will be the team across the ice and for the season they sit with 13 wins and 8 defeats. In the matter of goal differential, they rank 2nd in the conference and 7th in the NHL with +12. They have earned a total of 81 goals for the season which ranks 2nd in the Western Conference. Colorado has a team save % of .909 which has them 12th in the NHL, which means scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have a shooting percentage of 11.0% ranking them 1st in the conference. In net for Colorado is Philipp Grubauer who is having a tough campaign by surrendering 2.99 goals per contest and that ranks him 16th in the Western Conference and 33rd in the NHL among goalies. In the 802 mins he's been on the ice, he has surrendered 40 goals. His save percentage is .910, which has him placed 15th in the Western Conference and 26th in the NHL among goalies.
The Colorado Avalanche played the Toronto Maple Leafs in a matchup where the Avalanche took the loss by a mark of 5 - 3. In this game, Colorado had a 55.8% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 58 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 46. Their Fenwick rate was 54.3% by earning a Fenwick of 38 and the Maple Leafs having a 32 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Colorado played and you could say that they played like a middle of the road team. Their PDO was 89.5 and they had an oZS percentage of 56.9%. The Avalanche notched 3 goals of the 37 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this outing and were able to net 1 out of those chances. As for their opponent, the Maple Leafs had 2 power play opportunities and took advantage of the situation by scoring 1 goal. Colorado conceded 28 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs had a total of 6 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Colorado (-136) and under the total goals
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