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Edmonton Oilers at Boston Bruins Betting Lines and Trends

The Boston Bruins look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Edmonton Oilers arrive at TD Garden on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Boston Bruins in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -130 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

A 2.8-2.6 result in favor of the Oilers 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.

Edmonton Oilers vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Bruins sit at 20-16-4 on the season; in comparison, the Edmonton Oilers are currently 19-13-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 15-20-5 OU, and Edmonton is 13-23-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Edmonton injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (Boston Bruins) and the No. 4 (Edmonton Oilers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 26-ranked offense (2.38 goals per game) against a Edmonton Oilers defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.67 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 13.93% rate while the Oilers have a 81.51% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Edmonton was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at +132 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 9 games
  • Edmonton is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Boston is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at New Jersey, Saturday, January 7th
Boston at Florida, Saturday, January 7th