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NHL Betting Line Favors the Edmonton Oilers over the Vancouver Canucks Friday

The Edmonton Oilers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Vancouver Canucks arrive at Rexall Place on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Edmonton Oilers in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Friday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3-2.4 win for the Canucks on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers bring a 28-38-7 record to the battle against the 27-30-12 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 34-35-4 so far and the Canucks go 27-26-16. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Vancouver injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 29-rated Vancouver Canucks taking on the No. 30-rated Edmonton Oilers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.42 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 18.18% while the Canucks defense kills off 81.16% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at -107 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the Blues at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +136 were rewarded, while the 10 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 7 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Edmonton
  • Edmonton is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Edmonton's last 14 games
  • Edmonton is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to St. Louis, Saturday, March 19th
Edmonton home to Colorado, Sunday, March 20th