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Edmonton Oilers Battle vs Vancouver Canucks Highlights NHL Odds Menu

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Edmonton Oilers dueling the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday at Rogers Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Vancouver Canucks as -145 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.6 win for the Oilers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Vancouver Canucks bring a 13-14-9 record to the battle against the 15-18-2 Oilers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Vancouver go 15-15-6 so far and the Oilers go 19-14-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Edmonton injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Vancouver Canucks rated this week at No. 27 and the Edmonton Oilers sitting at No. 24.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Vancouver's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.53 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.03 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 17.21% while the Oilers defense kills off 81% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Edmonton was a 3-1 winner at home against the Jets. Bettors on Edmonton at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Vancouver was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Lightning. They won as +161 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Edmonton is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Vancouver
  • Vancouver is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
  • Vancouver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Edmonton
  • Vancouver is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Edmonton
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at Calgary, Sunday, December 27th
Vancouver home to Los Angeles, Monday, December 28th