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Edmonton OilersNashville Predators
March 20, 8:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena

Edmonton Oilers vs Nashville Predators Odds

28-36-8TEAM RECORD42-22-8

NHL wagering interest swings to the Nashville vs Edmonton battle on Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena as the Predators try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Supporters of the Oilers have seen them go 28-36-8 so far this season, while the Predators are at 42-22-8. In totals betting, the Predators are 29-34-9, while the Oilers are 33-36-3.

View Edmonton vs Nashville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Nashville sat as -210 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Predators - Oilers odds would favor the Predators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Nashville is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Edmonton is at No. 26.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 8-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 25 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 21.6% rate while the Oilers have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 3-2 loser at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Predators were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Oilers at Predators trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing Nashville
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Edmonton's last 10 games when playing on the road against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Nashville's last 7 games when playing Edmonton
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Nashville is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Nashville is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing Edmonton

Next up:
Edmonton at Tampa Bay, Thursday, March 22
Nashville at Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 22

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