Vancouver favored by 105 against Edmonton on Saturday
Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Vancouver duelling Edmonton on Saturday at Rexall Place.
The Oilers bring a 18-22-7 record to the battle against the 26-14-7 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 14-25-8 so far and the Canucks go 17-25-5.
The Oilers were listed earlier today as +105 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including , while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Canucks, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 24-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Canucks have a 84.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Vancouver lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Ducks on April 25. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +168 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 6-1 winner as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +205 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Canucks at Oilers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
Vancouver is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Vancouver's last 11 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Edmonton's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 11 games when playing at home against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 9 games