Moneyline favors Predators in battle with Oilers
Edmonton Oilers vs Nashville Predators Odds
The Nashville Predators battle the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Friday in NHL betting action at Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville battles the Oilers, currently with a 8-10-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 7-15-1 for the Predators and 7-13-3 for the Oilers.
The Oilers were listed as +-168 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Predators and the No. 24-rated Oilers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nashville's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Predators power play is averaging 13.7% while the Oilers defense kills off 85.6% of their penalties.
Edmonton lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Red Wings on March 7. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Nashville lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Kings on March 4. Bettors who backed the Kings at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Oilers at Predators trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing Nashville
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Edmonton's last 11 games when playing on the road against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Nashville's last 8 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Nashville's last 11 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Nashville is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Nashville's last 13 games at home
Edmonton at Chicago, Sunday, March 10
Nashville home to Minnesota, Saturday, March 9