Columbus Blue Jackets at Edmonton Oilers 3/18/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 3/17/2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:00 PM ET
Rexall Place in Edmonton
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The Columbus Blue Jackets head to Rexall Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.
The Blue Jackets are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and are 4-9 in their last 13 overall. They are 25-59-4 in their last 88 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400. The over is 3-0-1 in the Blue Jackets last 4 games playing on 2 days res and 4-1 in their last 5 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Oilers are 28-61 in their last 89 games following a win and 28-61 in their last 89 games playing on 1 day rest. They are 66-147 in their last 213 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 6-1 in the Oilers last 7 vs. a team with a losing record and 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 day rest.
Head-to-head, the over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Edmonton and 19-7 in the last 26 meetings. The Blue Jackets are 4-17 in the last 21 meetings in Edmonton.
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Columbus Blue Jackets are 30-39-0 Against the Spread
Columbus Blue Jackets are 34-30-0 against the Over/Under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
Edmonton Oilers are 19-51-0 Against the Spread
Edmonton Oilers are 35-32-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Columbus Blue Jackets
12/20/14 C Boone Jenner Back expected to miss 1-2 months
03/04/15 RW David Clarkson Oblique expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/27/15 LW Matt Calvert Concussion out indefinitely
02/25/15 RW Jack Skille Shoulder out for season
01/28/15 LW Jeremy Morin Heart out indefinitely
03/16/15 RW Matt Fraser Head injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs Columbus
03/15/15 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
02/18/15 GO Viktor Fasth Knee out indefinitely
02/08/15 LW Taylor Hall Ankle out 6 weeks
01/30/15 D Nikita Nikitin Shoulder out indefinitely
01/11/15 RW Tyler Pitlick Spleen out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus
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