Oilers vs. Coyotes - 12/1/14 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Coyotes (9-12-3) at Edmonton Oilers (6-14-4)
NHL Hockey: Monday, December 1, 2014 at 9:30 pm (Rexall Place)
The Line: Edmonton Oilers +101 / Arizona Coyotes -111 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, RSNW
The Arizona Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers play Monday night at the Rexall Place.
The Arizona Coyotes have lost five of their last six games and are falling in the Pacific. The Coyotes are averaging 2.3 goals per game and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Arizona Coyotes have scored two power play goals in their last six games and have lost seven of their last eight games when scoring two or less goals. Shane Doan and Mikkel Boedker have combined for 14 goals, Keith Yandle has 13 assists and Martin Hanzal has 40 shots on goal. The Coyotes are allowing three goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last six games. Devan Dubnyk has allowed 18 goals on 232 shots faced and Mike Smith has given up 55 goals on 512 shots. The Arizona Coyotes have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Edmonton Oilers have lost nine straight games and are dead last in their division. The Oilers are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are 12-12 on power play killing in their last three games. The Edmonton Oilers have allowed 15 goals in their last four games and have lost 10 straight games when allowing three or more goals. Viktor Fasth has allowed 25 goals on 250 shots faced and Ben Scrivens has given up 53 goals on 473 shots. Offensively, the Oilers are averaging 2.3 goals per game and haven’t scored a power play goal in five straight games. Taylor Hall leads Edmonton with eight goals, Jordan Eberle has 11 assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 52 shots on goal. The Oilers have lost seven straight at home.
The Coyotes are 5-11 in their last 16 road games and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Oilers are 0-5 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-0 in their last 5 Monday games. The Coyotes are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Edmonton and 17-4 in the last 21 meetings overall.
Neither team is all that hot but it's no secret Arizona is the better team and the Coyotes have owned the Oilers over the years. Give me Arizona and the cheap chalk.