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Oilers Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to grab a road win when they take on the Oilers in Edmonton at Rexall Place on Friday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Edmonton Oilers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 113 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Friday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Oilers to win this game 2.8-2.6. 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 Tampa Bay Lightning will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 19-16-4 this season, while the Oilers are 17-21-3. Tampa Bay is 14-19-6 against the total, while Edmonton is 22-17-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 28 (Edmonton Oilers) and the No. 13 (Tampa Bay Lightning) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Edmonton Oilers No. 22-ranked offense (2.49 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.45 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 17.12% rate while the Lightning have a 79.66% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Flames on January 05. Bettors who backed the Flames at +121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 1-0 winner at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Edmonton at -106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 8-14-1 SU in its last 23 games when playing Edmonton
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
  • Edmonton is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Edmonton is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Vancouver, Saturday, January 9th
Edmonton home to Florida, Sunday, January 10th