Lightning vs. Oilers Prediction and Odds - Jan 19, 2023 - Dimers
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 1-19-2023Once Upon A Time In Las Vegas - Divisional Round This cross-conference matchup tonight should be electric with two of the top offenses in the NHL facing off between the Lightning and the Oilers for the second time this season, who both went to the conference finals last year.
Edmonton’s struggled quite a bit defensively this season. They’ve allowed an average of 3. 26 goals per game, the 13th most in the NHL, on an average of 32. 2 shots allowed per game. They’ve given up the 14th-fewest expected goals per 60 minutes (3. 03) and the twelfth-fewest high-danger shots. The Oilers’ penalty kill has struggled this year, ranking eighth-worst in the NHL at just 74.
They’ve averaged 3. 67 goals per game on an average of 32. 9 shots per game. They’ve generated the fourth most expected goals per 60 minutes (3. 57) and the eleventh-most high-danger shots. The power play for Edmonton has been fantastic, leading the NHL at 30. 7%. Connor McDavid’s the best player in the NHL and leads the league with 84 points, 38 goals, and 46 assists.
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The Lightning have been decent defensively this season, but not to the elite level that they were at the last few years. They’ve allowed an average of 2. 88 goals per game, the twelfth-fewest in the NHL on an average of 30. 5 shots allowed per game. They’ve given up the 19th-fewest expected goals per 60 minutes (3. 16) and the 19th fewest high-danger shots. The Bolts have been good on the penalty kill this year, killing off penalties at a ninth-best in the NHL rate of 81. 8%. After getting last night off with Brian Elliott in goal, world-class goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy is projected to start in goal tonight for Tampa. This season he has a 20-10-1 record with a 2.
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