Online NHL betting information shows that the Blues were in Vancouver on Friday and at Calgary on Tuesday. NHL betting scheduling information shows that this is the last game of a five-game homestand for the Oilers. In this NHL betting series recently, the teams have split their last 10 games. Earlier this season in St. Louis, the Oilers came away with a 4-2 victory as NHL betting stats show.
In that first meeting the Oilers got two third period goals to win it. Dustin Penner scored on the power play and Shawn Horcoff put the game away. Early in that game Brad Boyes and Patrik Berglund had given the Blues a 2-0 lead on first period goals. The Oilers tied it late in the second period with goals from Andrew Cogliano and Sheldon Souray. Horcoff had a goal and two assists to lead the Oilers in scoring. Dwayne Roloson picked up the victory in goal for the Oilers. At Edmonton, the teams have split their last four meetings as online NHL betting stats indicate.
The Blues have struggled on the road this season, picking up very few wins. The problem for the Blues this season has been a defense that ranks in the bottom third of the league as NHL betting numbers show. The offense has been average at best as Brad Boyes leads the team in scoring as online NHL betting numbers show.
The Oilers have been nothing special at home this season, just around the .500 mark. Ales Hemsky has led the team in scoring for most of the season as NHL betting numbers show. Dwayne Roloson has played well in goal at times and could have the #1 job as NHL betting information shows.
The NHL betting total has some interesting trends to consider for this matchup. The over is 7-2-1 in the last 10 meetings overall as NHL betting stats show. At Edmonton, the over is 3-0-1 in the last four games as NHL betting statistics show.
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