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Jan 17, 7:00 PM | Nationwide Arena

Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds

17-23-4TEAM RECORD12-27-5

The Blue Jackets get a visit from the Edmonton Oilers in hockey action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Blue Jackets sport records of 12-27-5 heading into this matchup, while the Oilers sit at 17-23-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-22-1 for the Blue Jackets and 19-23-2 for the Oilers.

View Edmonton vs Columbus Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Oilers listed as underdogs of +-120 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blue Jackets at No. 30 and the Oilers at No. 22 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Columbus' No. 27-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 13.9% rate while the Oilers have a 82.9% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 2-1 winner at home against the Kings. Bettors on Edmonton at +131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Columbus was a 2-1 loser at home against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at -190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 0-10
After playing Los Angeles are 1-9
After a win are 2-8

Columbus Blue Jackets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Nashville are 6-4
After playing San Jose are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Oilers at Blue Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing on the road against Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Columbus' last 7 games when playing Edmonton
Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus' last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus' last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton

Next up:
Edmonton at St. Louis, Thursday, January 19
Columbus home to Nashville, Thursday, January 19

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