David Perron, Ryan O’Reilly, and the St. Louis Blues will face off against Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, and the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place in a Western Conference tilt. The match gets started at 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 6, and it can be watched live on Sportsnet.
St. Louis Blues at Edmonton Oilers Odds
Moneyline and Over/Under (O/U) odds have not yet been posted for this matchup.
Earning 5.2 units for moneyline bettors, Edmonton is 10-6 straight up (SU) overall this year. That winning percentage, the third-best in the Pacific Division so far in this young season, is a huge turnaround from how the team performed during last year’s regular season (35-47). Of the team’s 16 regular season contests, 10 have gone under the total, while six have gone over and none have pushed. The team’s 5-2 SU at home thus far.
The Oilers have converted on 26.7 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that places them in the top-5 among NHL teams. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked sixth overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 86.3 percent of all penalties.
Averaging 27.1 saves per game with a .931 save percentage, Mike Smith (5-4-1) has been the top goalkeeper for the Oilers this year. If Edmonton decides to rest him, however, the team may turn to Mikko Koskinen (5-3-3 record, .917 save percentage, 2.46 goals against average).
On the other hand, St. Louis is 9-6 straight up (SU) and has earned 0.5 units for moneyline bettors this season. A total of eight of its matches have gone over the total, while seven have gone under the total and none have pushed. As a road team, the Blues are 4-3 SU so far.
The Blues have converted on 26.5 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that’s good enough for fourth-best in the league. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 14th overall and it’s successfully killed off 82.2 percent of all opponent power plays.
Jordan Binnington (.917 save percentage and 2.56 goals against average) has been the primary option in goal for St. Louis. Binnington is averaging 28.5 saves per game and owns a 7-5-3 record.
St. Louis Blues vs. Edmonton Oilers Betting Predictions
NHL Pick: SU Winner – Oilers, O/U – Under
- The under has hit in four of Edmonton’s last five outings.
- St. Louis has managed 25.4 shot attempts per game over its last five road games while Edmonton has been attempting 30.6 shots per game over its last five home outings.
- The Oilers this season have tallied the 11th-most hits per game in the NHL (22.1).