Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 2/19/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
The Edmonton Oilers (30-19-6) are on their way to Ball Arena on Sunday where they will take on the Colorado Avalanche (29-19-5).
The Edmonton Oilers had a decent effort after finishing in a 4-4 tie against the Red Wings their last time out. The Oilers had a impressive offensive outing in this game. In the game, they scored on 4 out of the 45 shots they tried. In addition, they had 3 chances on the power play and were able to net 1 goal. Edmonton compiled 4 penalty mins for this matchup.
When at even strength, the Oilers have conceded 128 goals while earning 145 as an offensive unit. Edmonton Oilers opponents have amassed 193 power play tries (5th in the league) and have scored 49 goals in those chances. When it comes to scoring goals, the Edmonton Oilers have earned 205 goals (1st in hockey) this year and have given up 177. Edmonton has taken 1,832 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.2%. For the year, they have tallied 66 points and their points percentage is sitting at .600. The Oilers thus far have had 1,746 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .899. Edmonton has accumulated 193 power play chances and they have notched 60 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 31.09%.
The man in goal for this game is Stuart Skinner. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Skinner has recorded 23 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .548. His save percentage is .911 in his 2,523 minutes on the ice. Skinner has had 1,378 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 1,256 total saves. Opponents have been able to score 122 goals against Skinner in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.90. He has compiled an overall record of 20-17-4 and he was named the starter in 42 games. Skinner has been involved in 44 games throughout his professional hockey career.
In their last contest, Colorado played the Wild in a matchup where the Avalanche notched a win by a final score of 3-2. The Avalanche scored 3 goals out of the 19 shots on goal they pursued. They had 1 power play attempt in this matchup but were not able to net one.
For the year, the Colorado Avalanche have earned 159 goals, 63 points, in addition to a points percentage of .594. They have granted a total of 146 goals to be scored by of a combination of 108 goals at even strength and 38 goals while they were shorthanded. The Avalanche have accumulated 119 goals at even strength and 40 goals (12th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 171 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play rate of 23.39%. Colorado has put up 1,765 shots (13th in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.01%, while allowing the other team 1,722 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 76.97% on the other teams 165 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 91.5%.
Across the ice you will find Alexandar Georgiev defending the net. His opponents are averaging 2.87 goals/game and he has yielded 444 goals in total. Georgiev's quality start percentage sits at 54.2% and he has accumulated 84 quality starts in his NHL career. He got the starting nod in 155 games and has played for a total of 9,277 mins. Georgiev has amassed a lifetime record of 80-60-15 and has been in net for 167 games. He has accounted for 4,542 stops out of 4,986 shots attempted, which gives him a rate of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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