Planning on watching today’s Red Wings and Oilers game? Catch the action at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB, as the Oilers hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. 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 Red Wings.

DETROIT RED WINGS VS EDMONTON OILERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Edmonton Oilers -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Place at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.

WHY BET THE EDMONTON OILERS:

  • With the Oilers being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Oilers.
  • Take the Oilers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Red Wings (+1.5)

Does Detroit Have What it Takes on the Road?

On the season, the Red Wings have gone 27-18-6, putting them in 5th place in the Atlantic Division and 8th in the Eastern Conference. On the road, Detroit has gone 12-10-1 this season.

Over their last ten games, the Red Wings have gone 7-3, and they have gone 3-2 over their last five games. As the underdog, Detroit has gone 16-16-2 this season.

As the underdog, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 25-9 this season. Overall, they have gone 31-20 against the puck line, including an average scoring margin of +.3 goals per game.

On the road, Detroit’s puck line record is at 15-8, and they have gone 6-4 against the puck line in their last ten road games. So far this season, the Red Wings have 16 wins by multiple goals.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Detroit is 6.7. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.4. The Red Wings come in with an over/under record of 29-22-0.

Detroit has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Red Wings are averaging 3.5 goals per game this season, putting them in the 5th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 26th in the league. Looking at how the Red Wings’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 4th in power play goals and 11th in shorthanded goals.

Detroit will be looking for a good game from Dylan Larkin who leads the team in scoring with 23 goals, ranking 21st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 24 assists so far.

Defensively, the Oilers come into the season ranked 31st in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.8 shots per game against Edmonton. For the season, they are ranked 12th in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Alex Lyon comes into the game having made 22 starts this season. So far, his record is 14-6 and he has a save percentage of 0.692%.

Will Edmonton Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

At home this season, the Oilers have gone 16-6-1, and they have won seven straight games at Rogers Place. Against Western Conference opponents, Edmonton has gone 18-10.

Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 8-2, and they have gone 3-2 over their last five games. On the year, the Oilers are 30-17-1, and they are in 6th place in the Western Conference.

On the season, the Oilers have gone 24-24 against the puck line, including 13-10 at home. They have an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game, and 22 of their wins have been by multiple goals.

At home, Edmonton’s puck line record is 8-2 over their last ten games, and they have gone 5-0 against the puck line in their last five games at home. So far, the Oilers have been the favorite in 40 games, going 21-19 against the puck line in those games.

Games involving Edmonton have an average of 6.2 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.7. In terms of their over/under performance, the Oilers come in with a record of 19-26-3.

Across their last three road contests, Detroit has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 3 goals per game.

When looking at their offense, the Oilers have an average of 3.4 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 13th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 12th in the league. Edmonton’s offense is currently ranked 9th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 15th in the league.

Edmonton’s leading goal scorer is Zach Hyman. So far this season, he has 31 goals, placing him 7th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 17 assists so far.

Defensively, the Oilers come into the season ranked 31st in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.8 shots per game against Edmonton. For the season, they are ranked 12th in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.

Goalie Stuart Skinner comes into the game having made 35 starts this season. So far, his record is 23-11 and he has a save percentage of 0.865%.