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Oilers host the Bolts in lone NHL game

Still looking for their first payout of the season, the Edmonton Oilers will return to the ice at home on Monday night as they play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the lone NHL betting matchup on the schedule.

Edmonton has started the season 0-4-1, but they managed to beat the Lightning 5-3 as a +140 home underdog in their most recent meeting last January. The Oilers are 4-2 in the last six games between the two teams, with the OVER/UNDER going 4-2-1 for totals bettors in their last seven matchups.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're going with the Edmonton Oilers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 145 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Pick

A 3.1-1.5 result in favor of the Lightning is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Edmonton Oilers are 0-4-1 overall while the Tampa Bay Lightning are 3-1-1. As for the totals, Edmonton is 4-1 on the OU, and Tampa Bay is 2-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Lightning - Oilers odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Edmonton is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 1.

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How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.2 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 7 at 2 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 20% while the Lightning defense kills off 89.47% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lightning were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 2-0 loser at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 8-15-2 SU in its last 25 games when playing Edmonton
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
Edmonton is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games
Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Calgary, Tuesday, October 21st
Edmonton home to Washington, Wednesday, October 22nd

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