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Florida Panthers take on Oilers in hockey test

Florida Panthers

Edmonton Oilers
6-12-4 November 21, 2013, 09:30 PM | Rexall Place 6-15-2

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Edmonton and Florida on Thursday, with the host Oilers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Oilers are 6-15-2 so far on the season. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 6-12-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 12-10-1 and the Panthers go 8-10-4 on the totals.

View Florida Panthers vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Edmonton sat as -157 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

The Oilers - Panthers odds would favor the Oilers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Edmonton is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida is at No. 30.

Florida won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on November 19. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.61 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.27 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 20.27% while the Panthers defense kills off 79.37% of their penalties.

Next up:
Florida at Calgary, Friday, November 22nd
Edmonton home to Chicago, Monday, November 25th