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NHL Picks: Fade Blues on Road vs Oilers

It doesn’t get much easier for the St. Louis Blues as they are right back on the ice to face the Edmonton Oilers after falling to Winnipeg on Tuesday. Visiting St. Louis is currently outside of the playoff structure thanks to a losing record on the road. When looking at our best NHL bets today, the Oilers are favored for the eighth time in the last nine home contests against St. Louis.

When St. Louis won 6-3 at home on Feb. 15, it was its third win in the last four meetings against Edmonton. It was also the second consecutive game between the teams to go over the total.

NHL Picks: Fade Blues on Road vs Oilers
NHL Picks: Fade Blues on Road vs Oilers

Looking at NHL futures odds, the Oilers are tied with Colorado at +850 for the best odds to win the Stanley Cup, with the Blues well back at +15000 in the championship odds.

Keep on reading for more on the matchup between the Blues and the Jets.


Blues vs Oilers Game Information

  • Game: Blues (30-26-2) vs Oilers (34-20-2)
  • Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB
  • Blues vs Oilers Live Stream: NHL.com


Edmonton has the most regulation wins at home in the NHL since the start of January. The Oilers are 8-2-1 as a home favorite during that time and have covered in all eight of those victories.

St. Louis has been outscored 14-4 while dropping its last three road games and is 13-15-1 on the road. The Blues are 9-11-1 as the road underdog.



Edmonton is priced at -275 to win the game outright with the Blues at +235 on the moneyline according to our NHL betting lines.

The Blues and Oilers will meet on Wednesday at Roger Place in Edmonton. You can watch the game on TNT or SportsNet.


Blues vs Oilers Odds and Spreads


  • Edmonton is 31-17-2 as a favorite this season.
  • The Oilers have covered in 15 of 28 home games.
  • Sixteen of the 29 road games for St. Louis went under the total.
  • The total went under in 12 of Edmonton’s last 18 matchups with Western Conference teams.
  • The total has gone over in six of the last nine road games for the Blues.
  • The total went over in six of St. Louis’ last seven games against Western Conference teams.
  • The total has gone over in six of Edmonton’s last eight games.
  • Fourteen of the Oilers’ last 20 games in February landed over the total.


Blues vs Jets Over/Under Pick: Under 6½

St. Louis has scored 11 goals in its last two games when playing the second game of a back-to-back. However, the Blues have scored two goals or less in four of the last five games. That is something to consider for NHL over/under predictions.

After five straight Edmonton games had at least seven combined goals scored, it was a different story in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings last time out.

This feels like a similar type of matchup for the Oilers.


Blues vs Jets ATS Pick: Oilers -1½ (-120)

Edmonton has played just two games decided by a goal this season. Even though St. Louis has won its last six games against Pacific Division teams and captured 11 of its last 16 games in Edmonton, go with the Oilers to seal the deal against a St. Louis team that not only has to play on back-to-back nights, but both of those games came on the road.

These teams have played four straight games decided by at least two goals so look for that to happen again.


Blues vs Jets Player Prop Pick: Connor McDavid 2+ Assists (+100)

The reigning Hart Trophy winner has 23 assists in 11 games in February. For those scoring at home, that is a 171-assist pace over an 82-game schedule.

He has at least two assists in eight of the last nine games and is a solid bet at +100 to have at least two assists when it comes to the NHL hockey bets today.

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Blues vs Oilers Prediction

Oilers 4, Blues 2



Questions Of The Day

How have the Blues fared in recent road games against the Winnipeg Jets?

St. Louis has won its last two games in Edmonton, both when listed as the road underdog.

What is a good player prop option for the St. Louis Blues?

After scoring four goals in his first four games in February, rookie Jake Neighbours has been held without a goal or an assist over his last five games. He had six shots on goal in the loss to Winnipeg so take a look at his +141 odds to score a goal.

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