Thursday, October 8, 2015
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The Edmonton Oilers travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Oilers at +184 and the Blues at -205. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Jordan Eberle led the Oilers last season in points, goals, and assists. He had 63 points, 24 goals, and 39 assists. Matt Hendricks led the team in penalty minutes with 76 and Laurent Brossoit posted a 2.01 goals against average.
The Blues were led last season in both points and goals by Vladimir Tarasenko. He had 73 points and 37 goals. Alexander Steen led the team with 40 assists and Ryan Reaves led the team with 116 penalty minutes. Brian Elliot led the team with a 2.26 goals against average.
Oilers are 20-41 in their last 61 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game, 16-36 in their last 52 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 18-49 in their last 67 overall. They are 15-42 in their last 57 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 16-49 in their last 65 road games and 12-41 in their last 53 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. The Oilers are are also 10-43 in their last 53 vs. the Western Conference. The under is 4-0 in the Oilers last 4 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 7-1 in their last 8 vs. the Central and 8-2 in their last 10 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. However, the over is 7-1 in the Oilers last 8 road games, 6-1 in their last 7 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Blues are 8-2 in their last 10 vs. Pacific, 27-11 in their last 38 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game and 66-31 in their last 97 home games. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games following a win, 1-6 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 1-8 in their last 9 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The under is 4-1-1 in their last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, 4-1-1 in their last 6 vs. the Pacific and 3-1-1 in their last 5 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game. On the other hand, the over is 4-1-2 in the Blues last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 2-0-2 in their last 4 home games, 3-1-3 in their last 7 overall and 25-12-7 in their last 44 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Head to head, the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in St. Louis. The Oilers are 7-20-3 in the last 30 meetings in St. Louis and 4-17 in the last 21 meetings.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers were 4-5-0 against the spread
The Edmonton Oilers were 42-37-3 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues were 40-19-3 against the spread
The St. Louis Blues were 38-32-18 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/06/15 RW Jordan Eberle Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
10/05/15 D Carl Gunnarsson Groin "?" Thursday vs. Edmonton
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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