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Edmonton Oilers vs St. Louis Blues 12/15/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

St. Louis Blues (13-15-1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (17-13)
December 15, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -188 / St. Louis Blues +155; Over/Under: +6.5
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The St. Louis Blues and Edmonton Oilers meet Thursday in NHL action at the Rogers Place. The St. Louis Blues have lost 6 of their last 8 games. The Edmonton Oilers have won 6 of their last 9 games.

The St. Louis Blues are averaging 3 goals per game and are scoring on 22.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Jordan Kyrou leads St. Louis with 10 goals, Robert Thomas has 19 assists, and Justin Faulk has 78 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing 3.9 goals per game and are killing 65.6 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jordan Binnington has allowed 67 goals on 631 shots faced, and Thomas Greiss has given up 30 goals on 296 shots.

The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 30.2 percent of their power play opportunities. Connor McDavid leads Edmonton with 26 goals, Leon Draisaitl has 30 assists and Zach Hyman has 112 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are killing 71.2 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jack Campbell has allowed 53 goals on 423 shots faced, and Stuart Skinner has given up 46 goals on 571 shots.

The Blues are 9-4 in their last 13 games following a win and 2-6 in their last 8 overall. The Oilers are 5-1 in their last 6 home games and 7-3 in their last 10 overall. The over is 11-4 in Blues last 15 overall. The over is 8-2 in Oilers last 10 overall. The Blues are 27-13 in the last 40 meetings. The favorite is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

The St. Louis Blues have had success against the Oilers over the years, but they’re in bad form right now, and those issues don’t fix themselves on the road. The Edmonton Oilers continue to produce high level offense, and it’s no surprise wins are starting to come with that. The Oilers are playing some of their best hockey of the season, and they’ve feasted on losing teams dating back to last season. Give me the Oilers on their home ice.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Edmonton Oilers -188

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