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New York favored by -210 against Edmonton on Thursday


Edmonton Oilers

New York Rangers
19-33-6 February 06, 2014, 07:00 PM | Madison Square Garden 31-23-3



The New York Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Edmonton Oilers invade Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

The Rangers currently sport a record of 31-23-3. The Oilers are 19-33-6. Betting totals have seen the Rangers post a 22-26-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Oilers have gone 33-23-2 against the number.

View Edmonton Oilers vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Oilers listed earlier today as underdogs of 190 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

The Rangers sit at No. 1 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oilers sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.

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Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Sabres on February 3. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 18-ranked offense (2.63 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.38 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 19.58% rate while the Oilers have a 81% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Oilers at Rangers trends to consider:
Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Edmonton is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Edmonton's last 22 games
Edmonton is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Rangers's last 10 games
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 7 games at home


Next up:
Edmonton at New Jersey, Friday, February 7th
New York at Pittsburgh, Friday, February 7th