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Hockey odds preview - Detroit vs. Edmonton

Detroit Red WingsEdmonton Oilers
Dec 19, 9:30 PM | Rexall Place

Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Odds

20-10-1TEAM RECORD14-15-3

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit duelling Edmonton on Monday at Rexall Place.

The Oilers currently sports a record of 14-15-3. The Red Wings are 20-10-1. Betting totals have seen the Oilers post a 14-17-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 15-16 against the number.

View Detroit vs Edmonton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Wings were listed as 125 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Oilers sit at No. 17 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 16-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 20.6% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Detroit was a 8-2 winner in its last match at home against the Kings. They won as -170 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Edmonton lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Sharks on December 17. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 0-10
After playing San Jose are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Oilers trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 9 games at home
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Edmonton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at Vancouver, Wednesday, December 21
Edmonton home to Minnesota, Thursday, December 22