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Tampa Bay Lightning at Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Rogers Place hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Edmonton Oilers and the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Edmonton Oilers as -150 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.7 win for the Oilers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers sport a record of 15-12-5 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Lightning sit at 15-14-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-16-2 for the Oilers and 13-12-4 for the Lightning. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Edmonton Oilers, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 2.94 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.84 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 21.57% while the Lightning defense kills off 78.85% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Penguins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -114 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Jets on December 11. Bettors who backed the Oilers at -158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Edmonton is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Edmonton's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Detroit, Tuesday, December 20th
Edmonton at St. Louis, Monday, December 19th