Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 12/14/2021 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (-122) Oilers (+102)
Rogers Place is the venue where Mikko Koskinen and the Edmonton Oilers (16-10-0) will play the Toronto Maple Leafs (19-8-2) on Tuesday. The Maple Leafs open this game at -122 while the Oilers are coming in at +102. The O/U opens at 6.
The Toronto Maple Leafs came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5-4 victory against the Blackhawks in their previous outing. Toronto recorded 6 mins in the box in this game. The Maple Leafs had a impressive offensive outing in the victory. Moreover, they had 3 chances on the power play and notched 2 goals. For the game, they tallied a score on 5 of the 26 shots they put on goal.
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In regard to their scoring, the Toronto Maple Leafs have accumulated 93 goals (7th in pro hockey) so far this year and have surrendered 74. For the current campaign, they have racked up 40 points and their points percentage sits at .690. Toronto has 82 power play chances and they have scored 25 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 30.49%. At even strength, the Maple Leafs have surrendered 59 goals while having 68 of their own. Toronto has tried 1,000 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.3%. The Maple Leafs have had 906 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .918. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 82 power play opportunities (11th in professional hockey) and have a total of 15 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Jack Campbell. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Campbell has recorded 58 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .586. He has a save percentage of .921 for his 6,058 minutes in the crease. Campbell has seen 3,033 shots taken against him and he has 2,794 saves. The opposition has notched 239 goals versus Campbell in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.37. He has amassed a record of 54-35-10 and he has started in 99 games. Campbell has been involved in 108 contests throughout his professional hockey career.
In their last game, Edmonton faced the Hurricanes in an outing where the Oilers ended up losing by a final of 3-1. They had 2 power play attempts in this matchup but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Oilers tallied 1 goal out of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Oilers have accumulated 62 goals at even strength and 26 goals (1st in the league) while having a power play advantage. Edmonton has attempted 835 shots (17th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 10.54%, while allowing their opponents 875 shots. During this campaign, the Edmonton Oilers have earned a total of 88 goals, 32 points, and a points percentage of .615. They have earned 82 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 31.71%. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.72% on the other teams 81 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 90.9%. They have permitted 80 goals to be scored by way of 66 goals at even strength and 14 goals while they had less men on the ice.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Mikko Koskinen in net. He has racked up 3,745 saves out of the 4,128 shots attempted against him, which gives him a rate of .907. Koskinen has a lifetime record of 70-53-9 and has played in 140 games. He has started in 129 games and has been on the ice for 7,720 mins. Koskinen's rate of quality starts is 48.1% and he has 62 quality starts in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.98 goals/game and he has surrendered 383 goals in total.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Edmonton (+102) and under 6 goals
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