Avalanche vs. Oilers Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Avalanche are -127 money line favorites over the Oilers, who are +117 on the ML. Colorado is 19-6-0 overall and 9-2-0 on the road, while Edmonton is 9-18-2 overall and 3-9-0 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as -133 money line favorites but the spread has dropped to -127, while the Oilers are now +117 after opening at +123. The total opened at 5.5 and that's where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 83% of bettors favor the Avalanche. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 7-1-1 in the last nine meetings between these two teams and 4-1-1 in the last six meetings in Edmonton. The under is also 26-11-6 in the Oilers' last 43 home games, 13-3-1 in their last 17 Thursday games, and 7-3-1 in their last 11 games playing on one day of rest. On the other side, the under is 5-2 in the Aves' last seven road games, 4-1-1 in their last six games following a win, and 3-0-1 in their last four games overall.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: AVALANCHE/OILERS UNDER 5.5