Edmonton Oilers vs. Philadelphia Flyers
|Date & Time||Wednesday October 16, 2019, 9:30 PM (EDT)|
EDM -125 O/U 6.5
The Philadelphia Flyers are set to visit Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada for a cross-conference clash against the Edmonton Oilers. The Philadelphia Flyers come into this matchup with a 2-0-1 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Vancouver Canucks, 3-2 in a shootout. The Philadelphia Flyers received goals from Oskar Lindblom and Carsen Twarynski while Travis Konecny and Matt Niskanen recorded assist. The Philadelphia Flyers dominated the Vancouver Canucks in the shot department, 32-24.
The Philadelphia Flyers were solid in keeping the Vancouver Canucks off the scoreboard as they held them to 2 goals on 24 shots. The Flyers starting goaltender Carter Hart had a good game in the crease as he recorded 22 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .938 and GAA to 1.62. The Philadelphia Flyers were dominated by the Vancouver Canucks in the faceoff circle, 34-27.
The Edmonton Oilers come into this matchup with a 5-1 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Chicago Blackhawks, 3-1. The Edmonton Oilers lone goal of the game was contributed by James Neal while Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins recorded an assist. The Edmonton Oilers were edged out by the Chicago Blackhawks in the shot department, 35-28.
The Edmonton Oilers struggled in keeping the Chicago Blackhawks off the scoreboard as they allowed them to score 3 goals on 35 shots. The Oilers starting goaltender Mike Smith was good in the crease as he recorded 32 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .917 and GAA to 2.51. The Edmonton Oilers edged out the Chicago Blackhawks in the faceoff circle, 29-27.
The Edmonton Oilers have gotten off to an impressive start to the season as they have won 5 of their first 6 games, and they should continue their success here at home. The Oilers have received an abundance of points from Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid as they have combined for 24 points, and they should be able to tally some more points. The Edmonton Oilers hold the advantage in the crease with Mike Smith, and the Oilers will give him enough goal support to pull out the win on their home ice.