Edmonton Oilers vs Phoenix Coyotes Preview
Phoenix Coyotes vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
Rexall Place hosts an NHL battle between the Edmonton Oilers and the visiting Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday.
This season the Oilers are 6-7-3 overall while the Coyotes are 8-6-2. As for the totals, Edmonton is 3-11-2 on the OU, and Phoenix is 8-8.
The visitors opened as -105 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Coyotes, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 27-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 23.6% rate while the Coyotes have a 84.2% rate on the penalty kill.
The Coyotes were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Phoenix at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at +105 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Calgary are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Coyotes at Oilers trends to consider:
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Edmonton
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Edmonton's last 18 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Edmonton's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix at Calgary, Sunday, February 24
Edmonton at Chicago, Monday, February 25