Oilers vs Blues Hockey Game Preview
Edmonton Oilers vs St. Louis Blues Odds
The St. Louis Blues look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Oilers arrive at Scottrade Center on Tuesday.
This season the Blues are 17-12-2 overall while the Oilers are 11-13-7. As for the totals, St. Louis is 17-11-3 on the OU, and Edmonton is 10-15-6.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blues as -215 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 6 (Blues) and the No. 29 (Oilers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 7-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 22.5% rate while the Oilers have a 83.3% rate on the penalty kill.
The Oilers were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Flames. Bettors on Calgary at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 0-10
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Calgary are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Oilers at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Edmonton is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Edmonton home to Columbus, Thursday, March 28
St. Louis home to Los Angeles, Thursday, March 28