Oilers @ Canadiens – April 5

This North division tilt matches the 2nd place Oilers against the 4th place Canadiens. The Oilers are 11th in the league with 47 points, while the Canadiens have 41, putting them 14th overall.
EDMBETTING
MTL
43.6%Money Line56.4%
2.29ML Odds to look for
(higher than these)
1.77
EDM (+1.5)
69.2%
Puck LineMTL (-1.5) 30.8%
1.44PL Odds to look for
(higher than these)
3.25
2.62Goals Predicted
Total = 5.57
2.95
UNDERVALUEOVER
50.7%5.5 Goals49.3%
1.975.5 Odds to look for2.03
62.0%6.5 Goals38.0%
1.616.5 Odds to look for2.63

Edmonton OilersMontreal Canadiens
  • EDM ranks in the bottom 5 for rebound chances which is a disadvantage against MTL’s defending, and an area where EDM saw a jump in head-to-head games this season.
  • EDM ranks in the bottom 5 at stretch passes
  • EDM is in the top 10 at controlled entries
  • EDM is in the top 10 at getting grade A chances
  • EDM is in the top 10 at drawing penalties which is an advantage against MTL’s penalty kill, and an area where EDM saw a jump in head-to-head games this season.
  • EDM is in the top 10 in expected goals
  • EDM is in the top 10 at rush chances, and an area where EDM saw a fall in head-to-head games this season.
  • EDM is in the top 10 in xG to Actual which is an advantage against MTL’s goaltending, and an area where EDM saw a huge jump in head-to-head games this season.
  • MTL ranks top 5 at rush chances which is an advantage against EDM’s defending
  • MTL is a below average team at drawing penalties which is a disadvantage against EDM’s penalty kill
  • MTL ranks top 5 in shot attempts which is an advantage against EDM’s defending
  • MTL ranks top 5 at controlled exits which is an advantage against EDM’s transition
  • MTL ranks top 5 for rebound chances which is an advantage against EDM’s defending
  • MTL ranks top 5 in shots on net which is an advantage against EDM’s defending
  • MTL ranks top 5 for slot shots which is an advantage against EDM’s defending
  • MTL is in the top 10 at getting grade A chances

  • EDMRECORDS &
    STREAKS
    MTL
    23 – 14 – 1Record16 – 9 – 9
    47 (11)Points (NHL Rank)41 (14)
    .618 (12)Points %.603 (14)
    6 – 3 – 1Last 105 – 3 – 2
    W – L – OTW – OTL – WLast 5 results (most recent first)L – W – W – SOW – OTL
    1W, 2 out of 3Streak1L
    10 – 6 – 1Away/Home7 – 6 – 2
    1 – 3 – 0Head-to-head3 – 1 – 0
    2Days of rest1
    3 – 1 – 0Record with 2 day(s) rest9 – 5 – 0
     
    EDMOFFENCE
    Teams are pretty even
    MTL
    3.29 (6)Goals for3.26 (8)
    3.02 (9)Expected Goals3.01 (10)
     
    56.5 (20)Shot attempts67.4 (2)
    30.3 (13)Shots on net34.6 (2)
    14.6 (6)Slot shots14.7 (5)
    16.1 (5)Slot pass completions13.0 (21)
     
    6.7 (8)Rush chances7.5 (2)
    10.2 (11)Cycle chances9.2 (19)
    2.9 (19)Forecheck chances3.7 (1)
    1.5 (28)Rebound chances2.3 (5)
     
    EDMDEFENCE
    Advantage: MTL
    MTL
    2.87 (16)Goals against2.76 (14)
    2.75 (16)xG against2.55 (8)
     
    60.1 (20)Shot attempts against54.9 (4)
    31.0 (17)Shots on net against28.6 (10)
    13.8 (20)Slot shots against12.8 (13)
    15.9 (27)Slot pass comp. against14.3 (19)
     
    6.4 (21)Rush ch. against4.7 (3)
    11.8 (31)Cycle ch. against10.1 (18)
    2.6 (6)Forecheck ch. against2.9 (17)
    1.9 (22)Rebound ch. against1.7 (10)
     
    EDMTRANSITION
    Advantage: MTL
    MTL
    10.0 (28)Stretch passes10.6 (21)
    72.8 (14)Controlled exits75.0 (5)
    40.5 (10)Controlled entries40.4 (11)
     
    EDMSPECIAL TEAMS
    Advantage: MTL
    MTL
    2.9 (6)Penalties taken3.4 (27)
    78.0% (19)PK %76.1% (25)
    3.1 (10)Penalties drawn2.7 (26)
    26.5% (2)PP %21.9% (14)
     
    EDMPROEJCTED GOALIES
    Advantage: MTL
    MTL
    Mike Smithrankings out of 63 qualified goaliesCarey Price
    19 (0)Games22 (0)
    2.39 (17)Goals Against Avg.2.70 (27)
    0.27 (14)Goals Saved Above Exp.-0.37 (49)
    .922 (13)Save %.904 (43)
    .857 (16)Slot save %.818 (42)
    .829 (8)Inner slot save %.770 (36)

    GAME LOG
    DateTeamScore
    2021-01-16 MTL5
    EDM1
    2021-01-18 MTL3
    EDM1
    2021-02-11 EDM3
    MTL0
    2021-03-30 EDM0
    MTL4
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