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Columbus Blue Jackets Host Edmonton Oilers in NHL Betting Action

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Edmonton Oilers dueling the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday at Nationwide Arena.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.4-2 victory for the Oilers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Columbus will face the 25-34-7 Oilers. In totals betting, the Blue Jackets are 31-30-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Edmonton Oilers are 32-31-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Edmonton injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Columbus Blue Jackets at No. 16 and the Edmonton Oilers at No. 27 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Columbus's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.61 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.94 goals allowed. The Blue Jackets power play is averaging 17.71% while the Oilers defense kills off 80.9% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Oilers were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +147 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Blue Jackets were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
  • Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Columbus's last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games when playing Edmonton
  • Columbus is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at Winnipeg, Sunday, March 6th
Columbus at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 5th

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