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Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Odds Preview with Prediction

Minnesota Wild


Edmonton Oilers
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:30 PM ET
Rexall Place

The Edmonton Oilers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Minnesota Wild arrive at Rexall Place on Tuesday.

Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Minnesota Wild opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.1-2 win for the Oilers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

12-26-9 Edmonton battles the Wild, currently with a 20-20-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 23-21-3 for the Oilers and 20-21-5 for the Wild. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Minnesota injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated Minnesota Wild taking on the No. 26-rated Edmonton Oilers in this contest.

How Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Edmonton Oilers No. 26-ranked offense (2.32 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.98 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 13.99% rate while the Wild have a 83.09% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Minnesota was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Detroit at -158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +230 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing Edmonton
Edmonton is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games
Edmonton is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Calgary, Thursday, January 29th
Edmonton home to Buffalo, Thursday, January 29th