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Oilers vs Blues Hockey Game Preview

Edmonton OilersSt. Louis Blues
March 26, 8:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Edmonton Oilers vs St. Louis Blues Odds

11-13-7TEAM RECORD17-12-2

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.

View Edmonton vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Blues) and the No. 29 (Oilers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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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

Next up:
Edmonton home to Columbus, Thursday, March 28
St. Louis home to Los Angeles, Thursday, March 28