Sunday's NHL Prediction
EDMONTON, ON (TheSpread) – Two Canadian NHL teams collide Sunday when the Edmonton Oilers host the Vancouver Canucks at 8PM ET. Here is a breakdown of my pick for the game.
Edmonton is 11-12-5 on the season for 27 points. The Oilers have scored 76 goals and allowed 99 and they are 5-6-2 at home and winners in 7 of their last 10 games.
Vancouver is 15-8-4 on the season and is tied for the lead in the Northwest Division. The Canucks have scored 89 goals and allowed 73. They are 6-5-2 on the road and winners in 5 of their last 10.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Vancouver betting odds of -139 for tonight’s game while Edmonton has odds of +128. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers, 8PM ET (View Matchup)
The home team is 6-2 in the last eight games of this series while the Oilers are 4-1 in their last 5 games when playing on one day of rest. Vancouver looks to be the better team on paper, but the Oilers are hot and at home. My pick is with the underdog Edmonton.
NHL FREE PICK: EDMONTON OILERS +128