Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Ducks versus the Oilers? The puck drops at 4:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB. The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 6.5 goals and the Oilers are the -1.5 favorite to win at home vs. the Ducks.

ANAHEIM DUCKS VS EDMONTON OILERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Edmonton Oilers -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Place at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE EDMONTON OILERS:

  • Our prediction for this game is that the Oilers will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Oilers on the moneyline
  • The Oilers should also cover at -1.5

Will the Ducks Win in Edmonton?

On the year, the Ducks are 24-45-4 and sit in 14th place in the Western Conference. In the Pacific Division, Anaheim is in 7th place, having gone 5-13 against division opponents. Over their last ten games, the Ducks have just one win and have lost two straight games.

When playing on the road, the Ducks have gone 13-21-2 this season and have dropped six consecutive games away from home. As the underdog, Anaheim has gone 20-40-4 this year and has lost two straight games when not favored.

On the road this season, the Ducks have a puck line record of 18-18 and an average scoring margin of -1.3 goals per game. So far, they have lost 34 games by multiple goals and 15 games by just one goal.

Overall, Anaheim’s puck line record is 36-37, and they have gone 2-8 against the puck line in their last ten games. In their last three road games, the Ducks are 0-3 vs. the puck line.

Games involving Anaheim have an average of 6.1 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.3. In terms of their over/under performance, the Ducks come in with a record of 33-36-4.

In their last three games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 1 goals per game in these contests.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Ducks are averaging 2.4 goals per game this season, putting them in the 30th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 30th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Ducks offense is 25th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 4th in the NHL.

Anaheim’s leading scorer is Frank Vatrano. So far, he has 30 goals which is 29th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 21 assists so far.

The Oilers defense is currently 30th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.3 shots per game against Edmonton. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 23rd with 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie John Gibson has started 42 games this season. His current record stands at 13-25, and his save percentage is 0.845%.

Is It the Oilers Game to Lose at Home?

At home this season, the Oilers have gone 24-8-3 and have won three straight games at home. In the Pacific Division, Edmonton is in second place and has a record of 14-7. Against other Western Conference opponents, the Oilers are 25-14. Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 6-4.

Overall, the Oilers have a record of 44-23-4 and have won two straight games. In the Western Conference, Edmonton is in fifth place and has 92 points. This season, the Oilers have been favored in 62 of their 71 games and have gone 40-18-4 as the favorite.

Edmonton comes into this game with a puck line record of 33-38 and 30 of their wins have been by multiple goals. So far this year, the Oilers have an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game.

When playing at home, Edmonton has gone 19-16 against the puck line and their average scoring margin is at +1.3 goals per game. The Oilers have been favored in 62 of their games and their puck line record as the favorite is 29-33.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Edmonton is 6.5. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.6. The Oilers come in with an over/under record of 31-37-3.

In their last three games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 1 goals per game in this stretch.

On the offensive side, the Oilers are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 4th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 5th in the league. Edmonton’s offense comes into the game ranked 5th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 11th in the NHL.

Edmonton will be looking for a good game from Zach Hyman who leads the team in scoring with 51 goals, ranking 3rd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Hyman has 19 assists this season.

Edmonton defense takes on the Ducks ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 28.3 shots per game against Edmonton. They also are 23rd in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Calvin Pickard has started 15 games this season. His current record stands at 10-5, and his save percentage is 0.391%.