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Columbus Blue Jackets

Edmonton Oilers
7-10-3 November 19, 2013, 09:30 PM | Rexall Place 5-15-2

The Edmonton Oilers battle the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday in NHL betting action at Rexall Place.

The Oilers are 5-15-2 so far on the season. The Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 7-10-3. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 11-10-1 and the Blue Jackets go 8-9-3 on the totals.

View Columbus Blue Jackets vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

The Oilers were listed earlier today as -110 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Oilers and the No. 17-ranked Blue Jackets, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at +152 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Flames. Bettors on Edmonton at +127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.41 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.85 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 17.14% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 80.3% of their penalties.

Next up:
Columbus at Calgary, Wednesday, November 20th
Edmonton home to Florida, Thursday, November 21st