Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Preview


Anaheim Ducks

Edmonton Oilers
50-19-8 April 06, 2014, 08:00 PM | Rexall Place 27-42-9



Anaheim pays a visit to Edmonton on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Oilers snipers in hockey action at Rexall Place.

The Ducks will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 50-19-8 this season, while the Oilers are 27-42-9. Anaheim is 40-34-3 on the totals; Edmonton is 41-34-3.View Anaheim Ducks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Oilers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 162 on most hockey betting menus early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

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

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Last time out for Anaheim, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +175 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Coyotes on April 4. Bettors who backed the Oilers at +190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 26-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.57 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 16.54% rate while the Ducks have a 81.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Anaheim at Vancouver, Monday, April 7th
Edmonton home to Colorado, Tuesday, April 8th
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