Edmonton Oilers vs. New Jersey Devils
|Date & Time||Friday November 8, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
EDM -164 O/U 6.5
New Jersey is sitting in dead last in the Metro division. However, the Devils are coming into the game here with a 4-5-4 record on the year. The Devils in their last game ended up getting a 2-1 victory over Winnipeg. However, the Devils do have to play on Thursday night to take on the Calgary Flames on the road.
The Devils on the year have managed to get a total of 2.85 goals a game on the year. The Devils have converted on the power play at 14% and have killed off 75.6% of the opponents power plays. The Devils defense is suspect giving up 3.69 goals a game on the year.
Edmonton has managed to play really well on the year and are sitting in 1st place in the Pacific Division. The Oilers have posted a 10-5-2 record on the year and that definitely is impressive and allowed the Oilers to have the lead in the division by only a single point. The last game out for the Oilers before playing on Thursday was a 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.
The Oilers have been able to score at a clip of 2.76 goals a game. The Oilers have ended up converting on the power play at 27.1% on the year and killed off 83.3% of the power plays. The Oilers have given up a total of 2.65 goals per game on the year.
With the Oilers the team is going to look to get their offense back on track and that is possible in this game as the Oilers are facing the Devils and most likely will face the Devils back up goalie. Look for the Devils to struggle to stop the Oilers offense. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win 4-2.