Hockey odds preview - Edmonton vs. Toronto


Edmonton Oilers

Toronto Maple Leafs
1-3-0 October 12, 2013, 07:00 PM | Air Canada Centre 4-1-0



NHL wagering interest swings to the Toronto vs Edmonton battle on Saturday at Air Canada Centre as the Maple Leafs try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Supporters of the Oilers have seen them go 1-3-0 so far this season, while the Maple Leafs are at 4-1-0. In totals betting, the Maple Leafs are 2-3, while the Oilers are 3-1.

View Edmonton Oilers vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds and Stats.

Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Maple Leafs as -147 moneyline Favorite in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

The Maple Leafs - Oilers odds would favor the Maple Leafs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Edmonton is at No. 23.

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Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Canadiens at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at +110 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 8-ranked offense (3.4 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 29 at 4.75 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 28.57% rate while the Oilers have a 73.33% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Oilers at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
Edmonton is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Edmonton is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games at home


Next up:
Edmonton at Washington, Monday, October 14th
Toronto at Minnesota, Tuesday, October 15th