NHL Matchups  >>  Edmonton Oilers vs. Detroit Red Wings Preview 03/07/2013

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The Edmonton Oilers and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 163-moneyline favorites versus the Oilers, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
The Oilers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Detroit won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Avalanche on March 5. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit:
Team record: 11-8-4 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Edmonton:
Team record: 8-9-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Detroit

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Columbus are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
Edmonton at Nashville, Friday, March 8
Detroit at Columbus, Saturday, March 9