St. Louis Blues take on Oilers in hockey test
St. Louis Blues vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
Rexall Place hosts an NHL battle between the Edmonton Oilers and the visiting St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
The Oilers currently sports a record of 11-11-7. The Blues are 16-11-2. Betting totals have seen the Oilers post a 10-14-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blues have gone 17-9-3 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with the Oilers in this one found them earlier as +114 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Oilers sit at No. 24 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blues sit at a No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 26-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 22.8% rate while the Blues have a 81.6% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Edmonton was a 4-3 loser in its last match at home against the Sharks. They lost as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Vancouver are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing San Jose are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Blues at Oilers trends to consider:
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing Edmonton
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Edmonton is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Edmonton is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games at home
St. Louis at Calgary, Sunday, March 24
Edmonton at Nashville, Monday, March 25