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 Bovada, 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