The Edmonton Oilers (-120) travel to face the Vegas Golden Knights (+100), who will be looking to extend their winning run, at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday.
The total is 7 (O: +100, U: -120)Vegas (46-21-6) is playing a second consecutive game against Edmonton, having beaten the Oilers 4-3 (OT) yesterday, their fourth win in a row. Jack Eichel led Vegas with three points (1G 2A).
Leon Draisaitl led Edmonton with two points (1G 1A). Laurent Brossoit got the win, saving 27 of 30 shots (.900%). Edmonton (42-23-9) is playing the second of a back-to-back after earning a high-scoring 5-4 win over the Coyotes yesterday.
The Oilers committed four penalties in the game, conceding one power play goal. Five players found the net for the Oilers. Jack Campbell allowed four goals on 33 shots against (.878%) in the win.
Edmonton is averaging 3.93 goals per game for the season, best in the NHL, and they are taking on a Golden Knights team that is allowing 2.77 goals a game (10th).
Meanwhile, Vegas has found the net 3.26 times a game on average, 15th in the league, and the Oilers are allowing opponents to score 3.32 goals per game (22nd).
The Oilers’ 32.28% power play percentage is the best in the league, while the Golden Knights rank 17th with a conversion rate of 20.88%. When it comes to defending power plays, Vegas has the league’s 19th-ranked PK% at 78.61%, while Edmonton is 22nd at 75.69%.
With 140 points this season, most in the NHL, Connor McDavid is the top skater for the Oilers. He leads the league in both goals (60) and assists (80). In the net, Stuart Skinner (23-14-5) is Edmonton’s top goaltender by goals against average.
He has a 2.93 GAA and a .909% save percentage. Eichel and Chandler Stephenson lead the Golden Knights in scoring with 58 and 55 points, respectively. Eichel has 27 goals and 31 assists in 60 games, while Stephenson has 13 goals and 42 assists in 73 games.
Adin Hill (16-7-1) has the best goals against average for Vegas at 2.49. He has a save percentage of .914%. Logan Thompson (21-13-3) has played the most games in net for the Golden Knights this season. He has a 2.65 GAA and a .915% save percentage.
HOME AND AWAY
Edmonton is 22-11-3 away from Rogers Place this season. Vegas is 22-14-1 at T-Mobile Arena this season. Meanwhile, the Oilers are 4-4 without a day off and 3-2 playing with a rest disadvantage. The Golden Knights are 6-3 with a rest advantage.
SportsTips’ NHL Pick:
Edmonton Oilers (-120)
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