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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - New Jersey Devils vs Edmonton Oilers

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Rogers Place on Thursday as the host Edmonton Oilers battle the New Jersey Devils in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Edmonton sat as -192 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.7-2.6 win for the Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers currently sport a record of 21-15-7. The New Jersey Devils are 16-18-8. Betting totals have seen the Oilers post a 16-24-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Devils have gone 15-16-11 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs New Jersey injuries news.

The Edmonton Oilers sit at No. 8 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New Jersey Devils sit at a No. 29 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 2.86 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.95 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 20.9% while the Devils defense kills off 82.17% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-0 loser at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Edmonton was a 5-3 loser in its last match at home against the Sharks. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
  • New Jersey is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
  • New Jersey is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton's last 13 games
  • Edmonton is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey at Calgary, Friday, January 13th
Edmonton home to Calgary, Saturday, January 14th