Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers - 11/15/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Edmonton Oilers (9-6-1) at Anaheim Ducks (7-6-3)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks -169 / Edmonton Oilers +135 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks clash Tuesday night in NHL action at the Honda Center.
The Edmonton Oilers could use a feel good win after losing six of their last eight games. The Oilers are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 17.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Patrick Maroon leads Edmonton with six goals, Connor McDavid has 14 assists and Jordan Eberle has 49 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 88.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Cam Talbot has given up 38 goals on 462 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has allowed one goal on 24 shots. The Edmonton Oilers have allowed three or more goals in six of their last seven games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Ducks are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 21.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Ryan Kesler leads Anaheim with six goals, Jakob Silfverberg has four assists and Andrew Cogliano has 34 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 84.5 percent of their opponents power plays. John Gibson has given up 32 goals on 327 shots faced and Jonathan Bernier has allowed eight goals on 121 shots. The Anaheim Ducks have lost all seven games this season when allowing more than two goals.
The Oilers are 26-64 in their last 90 road games and 1-5 in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest. The Ducks are 20-7 in their last 27 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 games following a loss of 3 or more goals. The Oilers are 1-7 in the last 8 meetings in Anaheim and 5-25 in the last 30 meetings overall.
The juice is a little high in this contest, but the Edmonton Oilers have won just five games in their last 30 tries against the Anaheim Ducks. Just five. That's one of those trends that you can make a strong pick based off of and not really need to see anything else. The Ducks own the Oilers and should keep that trend alive on their home ice.