Looking to win big? The Bruins and Oilers face off at 10:00 ET on TNT. The Oilers are hosting the game at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Oilers being the favored by -1.5 goals against the Bruins.

BOSTON BRUINS VS EDMONTON OILERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Edmonton Oilers -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Place at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE EDMONTON OILERS:

  • In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Bruins winning this one 4-3.
  • We like the Bruins on the moneyline (+117)
  • The Bruins are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will Boston Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

On the season, the Bruins have been one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. They come into tonight’s game with a record of 33-12-11, which has them in 3rd place in the conference and 2nd place in the Atlantic Division. Over their last ten games, Boston has gone just 4-6, and they have lost four of their last five games.

When playing on the road this season, the Bruins have gone 15-5-6, and they have won three straight road games. As the underdog, Boston has gone 4-0-2 this season, and they have been the underdog in six of their 56 games.

On the season, the Bruins have a puck line record of 28-28 and have gone 2-8 against the puck line in their last ten games. In their 50 games as the favorite, the Bruins have a puck line record of 22-28.

So far, Boston has 24 wins by multiple goals and has gone 15-15 against the puck line on the road. In their last ten road games, the Bruins have gone 5-5 against the puck line and have a road scoring margin of +.5 goals per game.

For the season, Boston’s games have finished with an average of 6.1 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 5.9. Overall, the Bruins have an over/under record of 27-29-0.

Across their three previous road games, Boston has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-0 while averaging 4 goals per game.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Bruins are averaging 3.3 goals per game this season, putting them in the 7th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 19th in the league. So far this year, the Bruins are 14-1 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 18-10 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Boston’s leading goal scorer is David Pastrnak. So far this season, he has 35 goals, placing him 4th in the NHL. Pastrnak also comes into the game with 45 assists.

Edmonton defense takes on the Bruins ranked 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 27.9 shots per game against Edmonton. They also are 17th in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Linus Ullmark comes into the game having made 26 starts this season. So far, his record is 16-6 and he has a save percentage of 0.755%.

Can Edmonton Lock in a Home Win?

At home this season, the Oilers have been dominant, going 17-6-1, and they have won eight straight games at Rogers Place. Over their last ten games, Edmonton has gone 7-3, and they enter this game with an overall record of 33-18-1. In the Western Conference, the Oilers are in 6th place, and they are 3rd in the Pacific Division.

When favored this season, Edmonton has gone 29-13-1, and they have been favored in 43 of their 52 games. Over their last three games, the Oilers are 2-1, and they have won two straight games.

When playing at home, the Oilers have a puck line record of 14-10 and an average scoring margin of +1.3 goals per game. So far, they have 24 wins by multiple goals compared to just 9 wins by one goal.

Overall, Edmonton’s puck line record sits at 27-25, and they are 23-20 against the puck line when favored. In their last ten home games, the Oilers have a puck line record of 8-2, and their average scoring margin when favored is +1.1 goals per contest.

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 6.7. The Oilers come in with an over/under record of 23-26-3.

Through their last three road contests, the Bruins offense has averaged 4 goals per game while allowing an average of 2. Boston posted an overall record of 3-0 while going 1-2 ATS.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game this season, putting them in the 11th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 14th in the league. Edmonton’s offense comes into the game ranked 10th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 12th in the NHL.

Edmonton’s leading goal scorer is Zach Hyman. So far this season, he has 33 goals, placing him 6th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Hyman has 18 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Oilers head into the game ranked 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.9 shots per game against Edmonton. So far, they are 17th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Goalie Stuart Skinner comes into the game having made 38 starts this season. So far, his record is 25-12 and he has a save percentage of 0.896%.