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Carolina Hurricanes vs Edmonton Oilers Pick and Betting Preview

The Edmonton Oilers will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Carolina Hurricanes invade Rexall Place on Monday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Edmonton sat as -131 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Hurricanes to win this game 3.2-2.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Edmonton Oilers are 16-21-3 overall while the Carolina Hurricanes are 16-17-6. As for the totals, Edmonton is 22-16-2 on the OU, and Carolina is 13-15-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Carolina injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Edmonton Oilers) and the No. 18 (Carolina Hurricanes) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.53 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.82 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 17.43% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 78.89% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Carolina was a 2-1 loser at home against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Oilers were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Coyotes. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Carolina's last 8 games
  • Carolina is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina's last 8 games when playing Edmonton
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
  • Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Vancouver, Wednesday, January 6th
Edmonton home to Tampa Bay, Friday, January 8th