Edmonton Oilers vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Preview
Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
The Detroit Red Wings have managed to pick up the win in nine of their last 10 games against the Edmonton Oilers on the NHL betting lines as those Western clubs meet once again on Friday night.
Detroit is also 2-0 against Edmonton so far this season, winning their last meeting 3-0 as a -150 home favorite on the NHL odds at the sportsbooks on March 7. The OVER/UNDER has gone 4-6 for totals bettors in the last 10 Red Wings vs. Oilers betting matchups.
The Oilers are 10-11-5 so far on the season. The Red Wings, meanwhile, are 12-10-5. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 9-14-3 and the Red Wings go 11-14-2 on the totals.
The Oilers sit at No. 28 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 19 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 23.1% while the Red Wings defense kills off 78.4% of their penalties.
In their last action, Detroit was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Flames. Bettors on Calgary at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Edmonton was a 4-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Avalanche. They won as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Calgary are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Red Wings at Oilers trends to consider:
Detroit is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Edmonton
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing Detroit
Edmonton is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Edmonton is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games at home
Detroit at Vancouver, Saturday, March 16
Edmonton home to Nashville, Sunday, March 17