Columbus Blue Jackets vs Edmonton Oilers Pick and Betting Preview

The Edmonton Oilers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Columbus Blue Jackets arrive at Rogers Place on Tuesday.

Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they Blue Jackets listed earlier today as underdogs of 104 at most sportsbooks, including Sportsbook. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

A 4.1-1.6 result in favor of the Blue Jackets 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.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Edmonton Oilers are 15-11-5 overall while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 17-5-4. As for the totals, Edmonton is 13-16-2 on the OU, and Columbus is 8-15-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Columbus injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 1-rated Columbus Blue Jackets taking on the No. 6-rated Edmonton Oilers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.15 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 22.45% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 81.69% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbus won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Islanders on December 10. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Jets on December 11. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Columbus is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Columbus is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Columbus is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Edmonton is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Edmonton's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Calgary, Friday, December 16th
Edmonton home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, December 17th

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