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Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Preview

Vancouver CanucksEdmonton Oilers
March 30, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds

19-9-6TEAM RECORD13-13-7

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Edmonton and Vancouver on Saturday, with the host Oilers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Oilers sport records of 13-13-7 heading into this matchup, while the Canucks sit at 19-9-6 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-16-6 for the Oilers and 13-17-4 for the Canucks.

View Vancouver vs Edmonton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Edmonton sat as +119 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 16-rated Canucks taking on the No. 29-rated Oilers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 22.1% while the Canucks defense kills off 81.8% of their penalties.

The Canucks were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Blue Jackets on March 28. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

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

A few Canucks at Oilers trends to consider:
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Edmonton's last 10 games when playing at home against Vancouver
Edmonton is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games at home
Edmonton is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Vancouver

Next up:
Vancouver at San Jose, Monday, April 1
Edmonton home to Calgary, Monday, April 1