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Minnesota Wild

Edmonton Oilers
31-21-7 February 27, 2014, 09:30 PM | Rexall Place 20-33-7



Hockey bettors look for value at Rexall Place on Thursday as host Edmonton battles the Minnesota Wild in hockey odds action.

The Oilers bring a 20-33-7 record to the battle against the 31-21-7 Wild. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 33-25-2 so far and the Wild go 17-28-14.

View Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Wild listed earlier today as favorites of -110 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Oilers and the No. 23-ranked Wild, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-2 winner at home against the Predators. Bettors on Minnesota at -137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

The Oilers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 20-ranked offense (2.55 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 16.91% rate while the Wild have a 80.65% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Minnesota at Vancouver, Friday, February 28th
Edmonton home to Calgary, Saturday, March 1st

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