Edmonton Oilers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction, 11/8/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (+146) Lightning (-178)
The Edmonton Oilers (7-5-0) are traveling to Amalie Arena on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning (7-4-1). The moneyline on this contest has the Oilers at +146 and the Lightning are priced at -178. The over/under is 6.
The Edmonton Oilers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 6-2 loss against the Stars in their previous contest . Edmonton accrued 6 mins in the box for this contest. In addition, they had 6 power play tries and were able to net 1 goal. The Oilers had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the loss. For the outing, they scored on 2 of the 30 shots they put on net.
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Edmonton Oilers opponents have tallied 51 power play tries (3rd in the league) and have a total of 14 goals in those attempts. The Oilers have seen 417 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .899. Edmonton has attempted 401 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.5%. At even strength, the Oilers let the opposition score 28 goals while earning 31 of their own. Edmonton has compiled 47 power play opportunities and they have notched 15 goals out of those chances, giving them a rate of 31.91%. For the current campaign, they have recorded 14 points and their points % is .583. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Edmonton Oilers have racked up 46 goals (6th in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have allowed 42.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Stuart Skinner. For his professional hockey career, Skinner has accumulated 9 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .529. His save percentage currently is at .919 for his 1,079 minutes between the pipes. Skinner has seen 582 shots against him and has recorded 535 total saves. Opponents have been able to score 47 goals versus Skinner in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.61. He has earned an overall mark of 9-8-0 and he started in 17 games. Skinner has been involved in 19 games throughout his hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Tampa Bay squared up with the Sabres in a game where the Lightning earned a victory by a final score of 5-3. They had 2 attempts on the power play in this game and netted 1 out of those attempts. The Lightning scored 5 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they were seeking.
During this campaign, the Tampa Bay Lightning have a total of 40 goals, 15 points, in addition to a points percentage of .625. They have granted a total of 37 goals to be scored by way of 29 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded. The Lightning have accumulated 28 goals at even strength and 12 goals (8th in hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 49 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 24.49%. Tampa Bay has put up 368 shots (18th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.87%, while allowing their opponents 384 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 81.40% on their oppositions 43 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.4%.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Andrei Vasilevskiy protecting the goal. His opposition is averaging 2.51 goals/game and he has surrendered 915 goals altogether. Vasilevskiy's quality start rate sits at 57.0% and he has accumulated 207 quality starts in his hockey career. He has made the start in 363 contests and has been on the ice for 21,871 minutes. Vasilevskiy has accumulated a career record of 233-104-25 and has been in goal for 373 contests. He has accrued 10,383 stops out of 11,298 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .919.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-178) and under 6 goals
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