The Detroit Red Wings will look to get back into the win column Wednesday when they start a three-game Western road trip against the Edmonton Oilers. The Red Wings have been more than happy to face off against the Oilers as Detroit has won the past eight meetings between the two teams with a combined score of 28-10.
- Red Wings Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist in both games against the Oilers last season.
- The Red Wings are 6-1 in their past seven in Edmonton.
- The Oilers could be without Griffin Reinhart who did not practice.
Goalie Petr Mrazek will get the start for the Red Wings coming off a loss to the Montreal Canadiens in which he stopped 37 of 40 shots against. The Czech netminder has taken the crease twice this season with the Wings defense letting him down, giving up a combined 87 shots on net.
The Oilers are coming into Wednesday hot, winning their past two games with phenom Connor McDavid notching two goals and one assist. Edmonton scored first in four of their six games this season, including both of their past two wins.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Detroit Red Wings were listed as 101 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday at Bodog
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Red Wings to win this game 2.7-2.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Detroit Red Wings vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Edmonton Oilers are 2-4-0 so far on the season. The Detroit Red Wings, meanwhile, are 3-2-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Edmonton go 3-3 and the Red Wings go 2-2-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Detroit injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 23-ranked Edmonton Oilers and the No. 18-rated Detroit Red Wings in this matchup.
The game also pits Edmonton’s No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Oilers power play is averaging 20% while the Red Wings defense kills off 76.47% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Detroit was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as +160 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.
- Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton
- Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
- Edmonton is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
- Edmonton is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
- Edmonton is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit at Calgary, Friday, October 23rd
Edmonton home to Washington, Friday, October 23rd