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Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Odds Preview with Prediction

The visiting Edmonton Oilers hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Nationwide Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Columbus Blue Jackets in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -165 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Tuesday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.5-2.2 win for the Blue Jackets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Blue Jackets sit at 19-10-1 on the season; in comparison, the Edmonton Oilers are currently 12-16-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Columbus is 13-17 OU, and Edmonton is 16-14 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Columbus vs Edmonton injuries news.

The Oilers - Blue Jackets odds would favor the Oilers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Columbus is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Edmonton is at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Columbus Blue Jackets No. 20-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Edmonton Oilers defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.24 goals per game allowed. The Blue Jackets powerplay has clicked at a 8.7% rate while the Oilers have a 73.17% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Oilers were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -138 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Columbus won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Coyotes on December 09. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at -190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games on the road
  • Columbus is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Columbus's last 15 games
  • Columbus is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Edmonton
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Columbus's last 10 games when playing Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton home to Nashville, Thursday, December 14th
Columbus home to New York, Thursday, December 14th