Edmonton Oilers vs Minnesota Wild Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Edmonton duelling Minnesota on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wild currently sports a record of 10-8-2. The Oilers are 8-8-4. Betting totals have seen the Wild post a 5-12-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Oilers have gone 5-12-3 against the number.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Oilers listed earlier today as underdogs of +-142 at most sportsbooks, including . Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 25-rated Oilers taking on the No. 24-rated Wild in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 28-ranked offense (2.2 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 13.7% rate while the Oilers have a 86.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Blues on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -155 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Wild were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -175 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing St. Louis are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5
Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Anaheim are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Oilers at Wild trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Edmonton's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Edmonton's last 24 games
Edmonton is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
Minnesota is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Minnesota is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Edmonton at Columbus, Tuesday, March 5
Minnesota at Chicago, Tuesday, March 5