Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 2/8/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Knights (-102) Oilers (-118)
Rogers Place is the site where the Edmonton Oilers (23-16-3) will go up against the Vegas Golden Knights (27-16-3) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Golden Knights at -102 and the Oilers are coming in at -118. The over/under is 6.
The Vegas Golden Knights were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5-2 victory over the Sabres in their last outing. The Golden Knights had a impressive offensive outing in the victory. In the matchup, they were able to notch a goal on 5 of the 35 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 4 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. Vegas compiled 18 mins in the box in this outing.
Get all of our Free NHL Picks
When discussing their scoring, the Vegas Golden Knights have notched 154 goals (5th in the league) this season and have surrendered 136. For the current campaign, they have scored 57 points and their points percentage sits at .620. Vegas has accumulated 120 power play opportunities and they have notched 24 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 20.00%. At even strength, the Golden Knights have allowed the opponent to score 110 goals while earning 130 on the offensive side of the ice. Vegas has tried 1,557 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.9%. The Golden Knights have had 1,378 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .901. Vegas Golden Knights opponents have 127 power play tries (17th in the NHL) and have come away with 26 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Robin Lehner. Lehner has been in goal for 353 games throughout his NHL career. He has earned an overall record of 148-136-48 and he has started in 334 games. The opposition has scored 898 goals versus Lehner in his career and his average for goals against per game is 2.70. Lehner has had 10,828 shot attempts against him and has garnered 9,930 total saves. His save percentage is .917 for his 19,967 minutes in the crease. For his career, Lehner has tallied 186 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .557.
The last time they were on the ice, Edmonton went up against the Capitals in an outing where the Oilers took home the win by a tally of 5-3. The Oilers notched 5 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they attempted. They had 1 attempt on the power play in this outing and earned 1 goal on that try.
Edmonton has taken 1,399 shots (14th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.94%, while allowing the opposition 1,358 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 77.42% on their opponents 124 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 89.8%. They have recorded 116 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play rate of 28.45%. The Oilers have accumulated 106 goals at even strength and 33 goals (7th in pro hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 138 goals to be scored by of a combination of 110 goals at even strength and 28 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this year, the Edmonton Oilers have earned a total of 139 goals, 49 points, and a points percentage of .583.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Mikko Koskinen between the pipes. Koskinen has accrued a lifetime mark of 74-56-11 and has been in net for 149 contests. Koskinen's quality start rate comes in at 47.1% and he has made 65 quality starting assignments in his career. He has compiled 3,986 stops out of 4,400 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .906. The opposition is averaging 3.00 goals/game and he has allowed 414 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 138 games and has racked up 8,277 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton (-118)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.