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Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers Pick and Betting Preview

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Washington Capitals at Edmonton battle on Wednesday at Rogers Place as the Oilers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Edmonton Oilers as 101 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.5 win for the Oilers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Washington Capitals vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Edmonton Oilers are 5-1-0 overall while the Washington Capitals are 3-1-1. As for the totals, Edmonton is 3-3 on the OU, and Washington is 2-2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Washington injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Edmonton Oilers and the No. 12-ranked Washington Capitals, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Edmonton's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.83 goals per game, against a Capitals defense that ranks No. 2 at 2 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 16.67% while the Capitals defense kills off 71.43% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Rangers on October 22. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at -113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Edmonton
  • Washington is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
  • Edmonton is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Edmonton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Edmonton's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Vancouver, Saturday, October 29th
Edmonton at Vancouver, Friday, October 28th