Moneyline favors Oilers in battle with Jets
|Winnipeg Jets||Edmonton Oilers|
|24-21-3||October 01, 2013, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place||19-22-7|
The Winnipeg Jets will look to grab a road win when they take on the Oilers in Edmonton at Rexall Place on Tuesday in hockey odds action.
Bettors looking to side with the Oilers in this one found them earlier as -140 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Oilers - Jets odds would favor the Oilers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Edmonton is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Winnipeg is at No. 26.
The Jets were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 15-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 20.12% rate while the Jets have a 79.71% rate on the penalty kill.
A few Jets at Oilers trends to consider:
Winnipeg is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Winnipeg is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
Winnipeg is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Edmonton is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Winnipeg
Edmonton is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Edmonton is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Winnipeg at Los Angeles, Friday, October 4th
Edmonton at Vancouver, Saturday, October 5th