Ottawa Senators vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 1/10/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
The Edmonton Oilers (18-14-2) welcome the Ottawa Senators (9-18-2) at Rogers Place on Monday.
The Ottawa Senators will look for better times on the ice after their 6-0 defeat against the Maple Leafs in their last game. Ottawa garnered 6 penalty mins for this game. The Senators didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. Additionally, they had 3 power play chances but weren't able to score. In the matchup, they went scoreless on the 23 shots they put on goal.
The Senators have had 983 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .891. While at even strength, the Senators have allowed 86 goals while getting 60 when they are on offense. Ottawa Senators opponents have earned 96 power play tries (20th in hockey) and have notched 21 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have 20 points and their points percentage comes in at .345. Ottawa has attempted 828 shots and has a shot percentage of 9.4%. In the matter of their goal scoring prowess, the Ottawa Senators have tallied 78 goals (29th in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have conceded 107. Ottawa comes into the game with 94 power play opportunities and they have scored 18 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 19.15%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Matt Murray. The opposition has been able to score 609 goals versus Murray in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.77. Murray has played in 233 matchups over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage sits at .911 during his 13,179 minutes in the crease. He has amassed a mark of 127-72-20 and he was named the starter in 225 games. Over the course of his time in hockey, Murray is sitting with 117 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .520. Murray has seen 6,828 shots taken against him and has accrued 6,219 total saves.
In their last outing, Edmonton played the Maple Leafs in a game where the Oilers ended up taking the loss by a final of 4-2. The Oilers netted 2 goals of the 30 shots on goal they tried. They had 1 power play chance in this contest but were not able to net one.
Edmonton has taken 1,105 shots (16th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.05%, while allowing the other team 1,119 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 80.58% on their opponents 103 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.1%. They have a total of 96 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 30.21%. The Oilers have earned 82 goals at even strength and 29 goals (4th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 111 goals to be scored by way of 91 goals at even strength and 20 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the season, the Edmonton Oilers have earned 111 goals, 38 points, in addition to a points percentage of .559.
Across the ice you will find Mike Smith in net. He has accrued 17,254 stops out of 18,921 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .912. Smith has amassed a career mark of 285-256-77 and has been in goal for 648 games. He was named a starter in 606 contests and has been on the ice for 37,015 mins. Smith's rate of quality starts comes out to 53.1% and he has made 322 quality starting assignments in his pro career. His opposition is averaging 2.70 goals per contest and he has yielded 1,667 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa
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