Hockey betting odds stats show that the underdog Predators have owned the Oilers in this series recently, winning 9 of the last 10 games. Hockey odds results tell us that Nashville won 3-1 earlier this season at home. That was the 9th straight win for the Predators against the Oilers in this hockey betting odds series. The Predators have also won four straight in Edmonton as hockey odds stats show.
Somehow the Predators are above .500 with stats that are below average. Nashville is in the bottom third on both offense and defense as hockey odds stats show, yet they are still winning games. The team is full of players that are not that well known to most fans but somehow they win games. J.P. Dumont has led the team in scoring as hockey odds stats show while Pekka Rinne has shined in goal in place of Dan Ellis who was injured. Shea Weber is a bright young defenseman that has played well and impacted hockey betting odds throughout the season.
Edmonton has similar hockey odds stats to Nashville. They are nothing special on offense or defense, yet they find ways to win. Ales Hemsky is the leading scorer as hockey betting odds numbers show. The goaltending is a revolving door with Mathieu Garon, Dwayne Roloson and Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers. The Oilers have made it work though more often than not versus the hockey odds.
Looking at the hockey odds total we see that three of the last four meetings between the two teams have gone over the total. At Edmonton, three of the last five games between the two teams have gone under the hockey odds. The total in this matchup could be tough to predict since neither team is particularly strong on offense or on defense.
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