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Edmonton Not So Sweet To The Oilers

The young Edmonton Oilers have had issues at the Rogers Centre all season long. The Oilers have lost five of their past seven games at home and their powerplay is hitting at just 12.6 percent in Edmonton. The Oilers will look to win a second-straight home game, something they haven’t done since October 26, when they host the Minnesota Wild Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 8-1 in the Oilers past 9 home games.
  • The Wild are 5-0 in their past 5 games in Edmonton.
  • The Wild are 7-3 against the puckline in their past 10 road games.

Leon Draisaitl has been coming up big for the Oilers, as the center has tallied three goals and an assist in the past two outings, which includes the game-winning goal against Anaheim. Draisaitl has recorded 13 points in the past nine games while scoring on over a quarter of his shots on net.

The road has not been kind to the Wild, as they have lost the first three games of a five-game road trip. Though each of those losses came by just one goal, and two in a shootout, Minnesota also scored first in each of those affairs only to throw it away.

Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Wild will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 11-8-4 this season, while the Oilers are 14-10-2. Minnesota is 7-12-4 against the total, while Edmonton is 11-14-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Edmonton Oilers sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Wild sit at a No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.04 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.17 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 19.75% while the Wild defense kills off 82.35% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flames on December 02. Bettors who backed the Flames at +133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Ducks on December 03. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Edmonton is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Edmonton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Toronto, Wednesday, December 7th
Edmonton at Buffalo, Tuesday, December 6th

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