Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 11/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
TV: Bally Sports West
T-Mobile Arena is the site where Robin Lehner and the Vegas Golden Knights (11-8-0) will take on the Edmonton Oilers (13-5-0) on Saturday.
The Oilers were on the losing side of the ice with a 4-1 loss against the Stars in their previous contest. The Oilers could have played much better offensively in the loss. In the outing, they netted 1 of the 22 shots they tried. In addition, they had 2 power play tries but weren't able to score. Edmonton compiled 4 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Oilers sat at 49 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 50 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 49.5%. Their Fenwick was 30 and the Fenwick Against sat at 33, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 47.6%. They compiled 23 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 33 opportunities to win the face-off. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 50.0% and their PDO rating was 97.3 for this game.
Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 59 power play opportunities (10th in professional hockey) and have come away with 8 goals in those attempts. The Oilers have had 615 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .912. Edmonton has tried 580 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.6%. When playing at even strength, the Oilers let the opposition score 46 goals while having 46 themselves. Edmonton is sitting with 55 power play chances and they have scored 21 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 38.18%. For the current campaign, they have accumulated 26 points and their points percentage comes in at .722. Regarding their scoring capabilities, the Edmonton Oilers have racked up 67 goals (3rd in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have allowed 54.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Mikko Koskinen. In his professional hockey career, Koskinen is sitting with 60 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .488. His save percentage currently is .907 in his 7,363 minutes guarding the cage. Koskinen has seen 3,932 shots against him and he has 3,568 saves. Opponents have racked up 364 goals versus Koskinen in his professional career and his goals against average is 2.97. He has accumulated an overall record of 67-50-9 and he has started in 123 games. Koskinen has played in 134 contests over the course of his hockey career.
In their last outing, Vegas went up against the Blues in a matchup where the Golden Knights ended up taking the loss by a final score of 5-2. Vegas wound up with a 50.6% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Vegas played and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their Fenwick percentage was 55.6% by accumulating a Fenwick of 40 and the Blues having a 32 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO of 93 and their percentage of oZS was 50.0%. The Golden Knights earned 2 goals of the 34 shots on goal they tried. They had 3 chances on the power play in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal.
For the year, the Vegas Golden Knights have accounted for 58 goals, 22 points, as well as a points percentage of .579. They have allowed 59 goals to be scored by of a combination of 49 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they were shorthanded. The Golden Knights are sitting with 53 goals at even strength and 5 goals (31st in the NHL) while on the power play. They have earned 44 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 11.36%. Vegas has taken 615 shots (8th in the NHL) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.43%, while allowing the opposition 640 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.77% on their opponents 52 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is currently 90.8%.
Across the ice you are going to see Robin Lehner between the pipes. Lehner has accrued a lifetime mark of 137-131-47 and has participated in 335 games. Lehner's quality start percentage comes out to 56.3% and he has accumulated 178 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He has a tally of 9,493 stops out of the 10,346 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .918. Opponents are averaging 2.71 goals/game and he has surrendered 853 goals altogether. He got the starting nod in 316 games and has been on the ice for 18,912 minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas
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