St. Louis Blues vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Matchup Report
Edmonton Oilers vs St. Louis Blues Odds
The St. Louis Blues battle the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Friday in NHL betting action at Scottrade Center.
The Blues currently sports a record of 10-7-2. The Oilers are 8-7-4. Betting totals have seen the Blues post a 11-6-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Oilers have gone 4-12-3 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with the Blues in this one found them earlier as -173 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blues at No. 6 and the Oilers at No. 25 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 10-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 28.8% rate while the Oilers have a 87.4% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Edmonton was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Stars. Bettors on Edmonton at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Blues were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Friday are 0-10
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Oilers at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Edmonton's last 23 games
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Edmonton is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Edmonton at Minnesota, Sunday, March 3
St. Louis at Dallas, Sunday, March 3