Edmonton Oilers vs Boston Bruins Odds
The Boston Bruins battle the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Thursday in NHL betting action at TD Garden.
Boston battles the Oilers, currently with a 9-3-2 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 6-7 for the Bruins and 3-11 for the Oilers.
If you're going with the Bruins in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -170 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 5-ranked Bruins and the No. 8-rated Oilers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.6 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 16.3% while the Oilers defense kills off 89.3% of their penalties.
The Oilers were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -170 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Montreal are 5-5-2
After a win are 6-4
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Oilers at Bruins trends to consider:
Edmonton is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
Edmonton at Detroit, Friday, November 11
Boston home to Buffalo, Saturday, November 12