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Oilers vs Canucks Hockey Game Preview

Edmonton OilersVancouver Canucks
Dec 26, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena

Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Odds

15-16-3TEAM RECORD21-12-2

The Vancouver Canucks battle the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Monday in NHL betting action at Rogers Arena.

The Canucks sport records of 21-12-2 heading into this matchup, while the Oilers sit at 15-16-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 17-16-2 for the Canucks and 14-18-2 for the Oilers.

View Edmonton vs Vancouver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Vancouver sat as -230 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canucks at No. 4 and the Oilers at No. 17 heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vancouver's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 25.7% while the Oilers defense kills off 84% of their penalties.

Edmonton was a 4-1 winner in its last match at home against the Wild. They won as -122 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

The Canucks were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +258 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 0-10
Before playing Detroit are 0-10
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose are 8-2
After playing Calgary are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Oilers at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton's last 11 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Edmonton
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Vancouver is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Vancouver's last 11 games when playing Edmonton

Next up:
Edmonton at Minnesota, Thursday, December 29
Vancouver at San Jose, Wednesday, December 28