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Edmonton Oilers vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Preview

Detroit Red WingsEdmonton Oilers
Feb 4, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place

Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Odds

35-16-1TEAM RECORD20-26-5

The Edmonton Oilers battle the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday in NHL betting action at Rexall Place.

The Oilers bring a 20-26-5 record to the battle against the 35-16-1 Red Wings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 22-26-3 so far and the Red Wings go 21-31.

View Detroit vs Edmonton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 145 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Oilers and the No. 4-ranked Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 17-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 21.4% rate while the Red Wings have a 80.9% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Canucks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +120 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Oilers were a 8-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Edmonton are 8-2
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 0-10
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 2-8

A few Red Wings at Oilers trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Detroit is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Edmonton is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Phoenix, Monday, February 6
Edmonton at Toronto, Monday, February 6

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