Oilers vs Hurricanes Prediction NHL Picks Today 12/6

Oilers vs Hurricanes Prediction NHL Picks Today 12/6

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Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Edmonton Oilers - NHL Showdown

Introduction

Get ready for an exciting clash as the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Edmonton Oilers. In this preview, we'll analyze player statistics, recent performances, and provide our prediction for the game scheduled on December 6, 2023, at 7:30 PM.

 

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes, currently second in the Metropolitan Division with a 14-9-1 record, face the Edmonton Oilers, seventh in the Pacific Division with a 9-12-1 record.

Goaltender Duel:

Hurricanes' goaltenders Antti Raanta, Pyotr Kochetkov, and Frederik Andersen showcase solid stats with 3.33 GA/G and .859 SV%, 2.83 GA/G and .881 SV%, and 2.87 GA/G and .894 SV%, respectively. For the Oilers, Stuart Skinner and Calvin Pickard have stats of 3.16 GA/G and .881 SV%, and 2.94 GA/G and .891 SV%, respectively.

 

Game Information

The game will take place at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB, on December 6, 2023, at 7:30 PM. The betting line favors neither team, with both at -110, and the Over/Under set at 6.5.

 

Scoring Leaders

Key players to watch include Sebastian Aho for the Hurricanes and Leon Draisaitl for the Oilers. Aho leads with 22 points and 8 goals, while Draisaitl impresses with 29 points and 10 goals.

 

Injury Report

Both teams enter the game with no injured players, ensuring a full-strength lineup for this intriguing matchup.

 

Team Stats

Let's compare the team statistics:

Team GF/G GA/G SF/G SA/G PIM PPG PCT PPGA PCT SHG SHGA
Carolina Hurricanes 3.38 3.21 34.5 24.6 252 18 21.4 18 77.2 6 0
Edmonton Oilers 3.32 3.59 33.4 28.5 251 21 26.6 19 78.2 3 0

 

Recent Performances

Let's review the last 5 games for both teams:

Carolina Hurricanes

Recent results include a 2-1 loss against Winnipeg (12/4) and a 6-2 win against Buffalo (12/2).

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers are on a 4-game win streak, with victories against Winnipeg (11/30), Vegas (11/28), Anaheim (11/26), and Washington (11/24).

 

Prediction

Considering the offensive capabilities of both teams and the recent form of the Oilers, we predict a high-scoring affair. The Over of 6.5 goals is the pick, anticipating an entertaining game with both teams finding the back of the net frequently.

Expect an exciting matchup with plenty of goals, making the Over a favorable choice for this game.

 

Pick: Over 6.5 Goals

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