Hockey odds preview - Vancouver vs. Edmonton
Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Vancouver duelling Edmonton on Monday at Rexall Place.
The Oilers are 4-3-1 so far on the season. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 4-2-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 2-6 and the Canucks go 1-6-1 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 105 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.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 14-rated Canucks taking on the No. 20-rated Oilers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 19-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 28.9% rate while the Canucks have a 77.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Vancouver won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Blackhawks on February 1. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Edmonton was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Avalanche. Bettors on Colorado at -117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Canucks at Oilers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games on the road
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Vancouver's last 16 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Edmonton's last 16 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 9 games when playing at home against Vancouver
Vancouver at Minnesota, Thursday, February 7
Edmonton home to Dallas, Wednesday, February 6