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Philadelphia Flyers

Edmonton Oilers
17-16-4 December 28, 2013, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place 13-24-3



The Edmonton Oilers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Flyers arrive at Rexall Place on Saturday.

The Oilers sport a record of 13-24-3 heading into this matchup, while the Flyers sit at 17-16-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-18-1 for the Oilers and 15-17-5 for the Flyers.

View Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before puck drop in this match found them as -121-moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.

This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Flyers, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -145 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Edmonton was a 2-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Flames. They won as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.58 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.81 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 17.81% while the Flyers defense kills off 82.78% of their penalties.

Next up:
Philadelphia at Vancouver, Monday, December 30th
Edmonton at Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 31st
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