|NHL Canucks vs. Oilers Picks & Predictions for April 12, 2014|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 12 April 2014 16:00|
Canucks vs. Oilers Free Pick
EDMONTON, ON (TheSpread) – The Edmonton Oilers look to pick up a big in-country win on Saturday when they host the Vancouver Canucks at 10PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Edmonton is the slight favorite at home, as the Oilers have odds of -115 to win, while the Canucks have a money line of -105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Edmonton is 28-44-9 on the season and 15-22-3 at home while Vancouver is 35-34-11 overall and 16-19-5 on the road.
LINE MOVEMENT: Oddsmakers had the Oilers favored at -115 to open, but the money line slowly fell, hitting a low of -105 to win. Since that point, the odds climbed back up to Edmonton -115. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 5.5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on the game, 52% of bettors favor the Canucks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Go with Vancouver. According to the latest NHL trends, the Oilers are 2-6 in their last eight home games and 17-44 in their last 61 conference games. Vancouver has also won 18 of its last 26 against Edmonton.
SATURDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: VANCOUVER CANUCKS -105