Maple Leafs face Edmonton Oilers: NHL odds preview and stats

8-4-0 October 29, 2013, 09:00 PM | Rexall Place 3-8-2

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

Supporters of the Maple Leafs have seen them go 8-4-0 so far this season, while the Oilers are at 3-8-2. In totals betting, the Oilers are 7-6, while the Maple Leafs are 5-7.

View Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Hockey odds makers at Sportsbook opened the Oilers as -105 moneyline in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at Sportsbook.

The Oilers - Maple Leafs odds would favor the Maple Leafs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Edmonton is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 16.

In their last action, Toronto was a 4-1 Sportsbook at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Toronto at +131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Edmonton lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Kings on October 27. Bettors who backed the Kings at -255 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Edmonton's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.77 goals per game, against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 13.33% while the Maple Leafs defense kills off 85.11% of their penalties.

Next up:
Toronto at Calgary, Wednesday, October 30th
Edmonton at Detroit, Saturday, November 2nd
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