Predators face Edmonton Oilers: NHL odds preview and stats


Nashville Predators

Edmonton Oilers
29-29-10 March 18, 2014, 09:30 PM | Rexall Place 24-36-9



The Edmonton Oilers battle the visiting Nashville Predators on Tuesday in NHL betting action at Rexall Place.

The Oilers bring a 24-36-9 record to the battle against the 29-29-10 Predators. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 36-31-2 so far and the Predators go 26-29-13. View Nashville Predators vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Oilers as -105 moneyline in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Predators, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for Nashville, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Blues at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -170 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Hurricanes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +140 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.48 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.96 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 16.24% while the Predators defense kills off 80.39% of their penalties.

Next up:
Nashville at Vancouver, Wednesday, March 19th
Edmonton home to Buffalo, Thursday, March 20th