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Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Matchup Report

Edmonton Oilers

Detroit Red Wings
23-36-8 March 14, 2014, 07:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena 29-23-13

The Detroit Red Wings look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Oilers arrive at Joe Louis Arena on Friday.

The Red Wings bring a 29-23-13 record to the battle against the 23-36-8 Oilers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 28-32-5 so far and the Oilers go 36-29-2. View Edmonton Oilers vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Red Wings) and the No. 26 (Oilers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.


In their last action, Detroit was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 18-ranked offense (2.65 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.3 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 17.62% rate while the Oilers have a 81.78% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Edmonton at Carolina, Sunday, March 16th
Detroit at Chicago, Sunday, March 16th