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Pittsburgh Penguins Face the Edmonton Oilers: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Edmonton and Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, with the host Oilers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Edmonton Oilers were listed earlier today as 107 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.1-2.5 victory for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Penguins will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 41-16-8 this season, while the Oilers are 35-23-8. Pittsburgh is 40-21-4 against the total, while Edmonton is 25-37-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Edmonton Oilers) and the No. 4 (Pittsburgh Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.85 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.83 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 20.53% while the Penguins defense kills off 80.65% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -124 were rewarded, while the 11 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +152 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Edmonton is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games at home
  • Edmonton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Vancouver, Saturday, March 11th
Edmonton home to Montreal, Sunday, March 12th