The Vegas Golden Knights (+160) are on the road to take on the Edmonton Oilers (-190) at Rogers Place on Sunday. The total is 6.5 (O: -130, U: +110)
Vegas is averaging 3.29 goals per game for the season, 11th in the NHL, and they are taking on an Oilers team that is allowing 3.15 goals a game (16th).
Meanwhile, Edmonton has found the net 3.95 times a game on average, first in the league, and the Golden Knights are allowing opponents to score 2.78 goals per game (9th).
Edmonton averages more shots per game (33.6) than most teams in the league, ranking fifth, while the team’s 11.7% shooting percentage is first. With an average of 31.6 attempts, Vegas ranks 15th.
The Oilers’ 34.73% power play percentage is the best in the league, while the Golden Knights rank 21st with a conversion rate of 19.51%. When it comes to penalty killing, Edmonton has the league’s 20th-ranked PK% at 77.02%, while Vegas is 26th at 74.56%.
With 66 and 65 points this season, Jack Eichel and Chandler Stephenson have been the top skaters for the Golden Knights. In the net, Adin Hill (16-7-1) is Vegas’ top goaltender by goals against average.
He has a 2.49 GAA and a .914% save percentage. Logan Thompson (21-13-3) leads the Golden Knights in games played in goal. He has a GAA of 2.65 and a save percentage of .915%. Connor McDavid leads the Oilers and the league in scoring with 153 points.
His 64 goals and 89 assists in 82 games are both league bests. Stuart Skinner (29-14-5) has the best goals against average for Edmonton at 2.75. He has a save percentage of .913%.
HOME AND AWAY
Vegas is 29-8-8 on the road this season. Edmonton is 26-13-7 at Rogers Place this season.
SportsTips’ NHL Pick:
Edmonton Oilers (-185)
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