We will give the NHL another shot now that they have been going on for some weeks now. Today the Edmonton Oilers are hosting the Vancouver Canucks. The hosts have only won 2 of their last 7 games, while Canucks have 4 wins in the last 7 games. Between these teams Canucks have won the last 5 games where they have met and we believe that the Oilers are looking to change that and get their season back on track.
Although Edmonton sits far down the Conference table and Canucks is high up the difference is only a “mere” 10 points this early in the season. But the form on the other hand is quite another tale. The Oilers have a goal difference of -16 while the Canucks is at +1. Big difference, but maybe this is because of the schedule and teams they have been facing? Not exactly as the strength of the teams have actually been in favor of the Oilers.
In addition to have every statistics and form curve going in their favor, the Vancouver Canucks is also coming off a few days more of rest than their opponents. The only thing that is going right for the Oilers in this bout is that they are playing at home. We do not foresee this being enough and have them as the underdogs by a clear margin in this match.
Our Predictions: Vancouver Canucks to win (Odds are 1.74 @ Bet365)