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Edmonton Oilers vs. New Jersey Devils - 3/13/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
New Jersey Devils at Edmonton Oilers
Date & Time Wednesday March 13, 2019, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Rogers Place
Edmonton, Canada
The Line
The Line: New Jersey Devils +190 / Edmonton Oilers -235 -- Over/Under: 5.5
TV Channel
NBCS, RSN1
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The New Jersey Devils and Edmonton Oilers meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Rogers Place.

The New Jersey Devils could use a win here to snap a seven-game losing streak. The New Jersey Devils are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 17.6 percent of their power play opportunities. Kyle Palmieri leads New Jersey with 26 goals, Nico Hischier has 27 assists and Blake Coleman has 177 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 83.8 percent of their opponents power plays. Cory Schneider has given up 54 goals on 522 shots faced and Keith Kinkaid has allowed 129 goals on 1,188 shots. The New Jersey Devils have allowed three or more goals in six of their last 11 games.

The Edmonton Oilers look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 20.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton with 42 goals, Connor McDavid has 64 assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 182 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 75.5 percent of their opponents power plays. Anthony Stolarz has given up five goals on 60 shots faced and Mikko Koskinen has allowed 107 goals on 1,223 shots. The Edmonton Oilers have allowed three or less goals in each of their last six games.

The Devils are 19-44 in their last 63 road games, 15-39 in their last 54 games as a road underdog and 16-41 in their last 57 games as an underdog. The Oilers are 4-0 in their last 4 games as a favorite, 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 5-1 in their last 6 overall. The Devils are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Edmonton and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings. The under is 3-0-1 in Devils last 4 overall. The under is 4-1-1 in Oilers last 6 overall.

The New Jersey Devils just can't catch a break right now and have been simply unbackable on the road for quite some time. The Edmonton Oilers have put together an impressive stretch of hockey these last couple of weeks and are getting the job done defensively for once. The price isn't great, but the Devils have been fade material on the road and should remain that given their current form. 

Pick:
Edmonton Oilers -235

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