Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 1/30/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
TV: NHL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (-133) Oilers (+110)
Rogers Place is the site where Mikko Koskinen and the Edmonton Oilers (3-6-0) will take on the Toronto Maple Leafs (7-2-0) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have the Maple Leafs coming in at -133 and the Oilers are at +110. The total is set at 7.5.
The Maple Leafs were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 victory over the Oilers in their last contest. The Maple Leafs had a solid offensive performance in the win. In the outing, they scored on 4 of the 27 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 4 power play chances and notched 1 goal out of those attempts. Toronto had 14 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Maple Leafs was 35 and the Corsi against was 44 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 44.3%. Their Fenwick was 26 and the Fenwick against was 34, which means they had a Fenwick percentage of 43.3%. They took 16 face-off wins and lost 20 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 38.9% and they had a PDO of 113.1 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Edmonton Oilers earned a total of 29 shots. They finished with 8 penalty minutes and they tallied 7 power play attempts.
In regard to scoring goals, the Toronto Maple Leafs have accumulated 30 goals (3rd in pro hockey) on the campaign and have surrendered 25. For the current season, they have scored 14 points and their points percentage sits at .778. Toronto has accounted for 28 power play chances and they have scored 11 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 39.29%. At even strength, the Maple Leafs have conceded 16 goals while notching 19 as an offensive unit. Toronto has taken 270 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.1%. The Maple Leafs have had 245 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .898. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 37 power play tries (2nd in professional hockey) and have come away with 8 goals in those attempts.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Frederik Andersen. In his professional hockey career, Andersen is sitting with 210 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .575. His save percentage currently sits at .916 during his 21,596 mins between the pipes. Andersen has had 11,295 shots taken against him and has garnered 10,348 total saves. The opposition has racked up 947 goals against Andersen in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.63. He has earned a mark of 218-94-45 and he started in 365 games. Andersen has been involved in 376 contests over the course of his NHL career.
In their loss to Toronto, Edmonton went home with a 55.7% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 44 and they surrendered a Corsi of 35. Their Fenwick rate was 56.7% by notching a Fenwick of 34 and the Maple Leafs finishing with a 26 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Edmonton had and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their PDO was 86.9 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 61.7%. The Oilers netted 3 goals of the 29 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 7 power play chances in this one and scored 2 out of those chances. Concerning the opposition, the Maple Leafs had 4 power play opportunities and were able to tally 1 goal. Edmonton gave way to 27 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs racked up a total of 14 minutes in the box.
Edmonton has taken 285 shots (2nd in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.12%, while allowing the opposition 298 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 75.86% on their oppositions 29 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 9.1%. They have recorded 35 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 20.00%. The Oilers have racked up 17 goals at even strength and 7 goals (12th in the league) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 33 goals to be scored by of a combination of 24 goals at even strength and 7 goals while they were shorthanded. On the season, the Edmonton Oilers are sitting with 26 goals, 6 points, in addition to a points percentage of .333.
On the other side of the ice you will find Mikko Koskinen patrolling the crease. His opponents are averaging 2.97 goals per game and he has conceded 289 goals altogether. Koskinen's quality start percentage comes out to 48.5% and he has made 47 quality starts in his career. He got the starting nod in 97 games and has played 5,848 minutes. Koskinen holds a career record of 48-41-9 and has been in goal for 106 contests. He has accounted for 2,851 saves out of 3,140 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .908.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto (-133)
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