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Edmonton Oilers vs. Minnesota Wild

The Edmonton Oilers and the Minnesota Wild will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Xcel Energy Center.

The Oilers were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-0 loser at home against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Minnesota:
Team record: 25-19-5 SU, ATS

is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton
is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Edmonton

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 6-6-1
After a loss are 4-6

Edmonton:
Team record: 15-29-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Minnesota

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Edmonton at Winnipeg, Saturday, January 18
Minnesota home to Dallas, Saturday, January 18