Edmonton
Oilers
Stadium Rogers Place
37-25-9 Overall | 11-9-4 PACIFIC 2nd
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Oilers225217 29.5%
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  3/2
@
Predators
W8-3
Tue  3/3
@
Stars
W / OT2-1
Thu  3/5
@
Blackhawks
L3-4
Sat  3/7
vs
Blue Jackets
W4-1
Mon  3/9
vs
Golden Knights
L / OT2-3
Wed  3/11
vs
Jets
L2-4
Fri  3/13
vs
Islanders
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Flyers
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
@
Capitals
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
@
Senators
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 20/1, 4.8% (#10). Even with the juice, the Oilers are a good betting value. Their 5.1% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #7 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the West at 10/1, 9.1%. Their sim chance is 15.2%. They are projected to finish with 97 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 85.5. They are basically a lock to make the playoffs. Their chances of winning their division stand at 35%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #4 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 33.7-36.3. At 37-24-8 they are in line with these expectations. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+771 units). They are 39-31 against the puck line for a -46 loss. Their over-under record is 33-32 with 4 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Winnipeg Jets. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average goal differential is +0.13 which ranks #13 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #10. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #5 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #23 in home games. Based on goal differential, they are trending up. Their average goal differential in their past 8 games is +0.5 (#9 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Leon Draisaitl who is projected to be the #1 Center the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
15 Archibald, Josh RW5-1017610/06/1992No College
28 Athanasiou, Andreas LW6-218808/06/1994No College
74 Bear, Ethan D5-1119706/26/1997No College
83 Benning, Matt D6-120305/25/1994No College
39 Chiasson, Alex RW6-420810/01/1990No College
29 Draisaitl, Leon C6-220810/27/1995No College
63 Ennis, Tyler LW5-916110/06/1989No College
27 Green, Mike D6-121010/12/1985No College
91 Haas, Gaetan C6-018101/31/1992No College
82 Jones, Caleb D6-119406/06/1997No College
44 Kassian, Zack RW6-321101/24/1991No College
16 Khaira, Jujhar LW6-421208/13/1994No College
77 Klefbom, Oscar D6-321607/20/1993No College
19 Koskinen, Mikko G6-720207/18/1988No College
6 Larsson, Adam D6-320811/12/1992No College
97 McDavid, Connor C6-119301/13/1997No College
18 Neal, James LW6-321209/03/1987No College
93 Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan LW6-018404/12/1993No College
25 Nurse, Darnell D6-422102/04/1995No College
4 Russell, Kris D5-1017005/02/1987No College
52 Russell, Patrick RW6-120301/04/1993No College
23 Sheahan, Riley C6-321412/07/1991No College
41 Smith, Mike G6-522003/22/1982No College
56 Yamamoto, Kailer RW5-815309/29/1998No College