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NHL Betting Preview - Edmonton Oilers Underdogs vs Winnipeg Jets at Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets get a visit from the Edmonton Oilers in NHL Betting Odds action on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Winnipeg sat as -120 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.2-2.6 result in favor of the Oilers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 17-17-2 this season, while the Jets are 20-11-6. Edmonton is 18-18 on the totals; Winnipeg is 20-16-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Winnipeg vs Edmonton injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Winnipeg Jets rated this week at No. 3 and the Edmonton Oilers sitting at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Winnipeg Jets No. 6-ranked offense (3.27 goals per game) against a Edmonton Oilers defense that ranks No. 21 at 3.14 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 24.24% rate while the Oilers have a 72.81% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Edmonton won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Canadiens on December 23. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Jets were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Edmonton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Winnipeg is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Winnipeg is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Winnipeg is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Winnipeg is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton home to Chicago, Friday, December 29th
Winnipeg home to New York, Friday, December 29th