After years in the hockey wilderness, the Oilers are finally on the right track. Assembling a squad around multi-talented superstar Connor McDavid, in 2017 the Oilers returned to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in a decade. The Oilers, from 1983 to 1990, won five Stanley Cups and were considered one of the best dynasties of all time. Wayne Gretzky, arguably the best player ever, led them to a decade of glory. They were the team everyone talked about, and for good reason. It’s up to this new Oilers’ era to show they belong once again with the elite teams.
Who Do The Edmonton Oilers Play Next
The Oilers next game is an important reference point for hockey bettors. You’ll want to analyze the matchup and dig into their previous encounters, while keeping a close eye on the odds.
Edmonton Oilers Game Schedule
The Oilers schedule is important for a number of reasons, namely for prospecting future betting opportunities. Have a look at when the Oilers return from a long road trip.
Or see if they’re playing on back-to-back nights. Are they enjoying a homestand against inferior opponents who can’t buy a win on their travels? These are the kind of statistics that will help formulate your betting strategy.
Edmonton Oilers Standings Today
For years a solid betting underdog, the arrival of Connor McDavid has morphed the Oilers into a budding contender and a team to watch out for every night.
The Oilers are no longer the free spot on the NHL bingo card, and with their explosive offense, should often be considered for an over bet on total wagering.
|4||Columbus Blue Jackets||108||82||39||24||249||195|
|9||New York Rangers||102||82||40||28||256||220|
|10||St. Louis Blues||99||82||38||29||235||218|
|11||San Jose Sharks||99||82||38||29||221||201|
|14||Toronto Maple Leafs||95||82||33||27||251||242|
|17||New York Islanders||94||82||33||29||241||242|
|18||Tampa Bay Lightning||94||82||32||30||234||227|
|22||Los Angeles Kings||86||82||25||35||201||205|
|25||Detroit Red Wings||79||82||17||36||207||244|
|27||New Jersey Devils||70||82||18||40||183||244|
How To Make Money Betting On Edmonton Oilers
There’s a new twist to the plot in Edmonton, where after years of being looked down upon and scoffed at. Suddenly the Oilers are a team with expectations being placed upon their shoulders. With top two forwards Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl locked into long-term contracts, the Oilers should be good for years to come.
Beyond what they might accomplish in terms of wins and losses, with McDavid in the fold, the Oilers star will always be a solid bet in future wagering for the Art Ross and Hart Trophies. And with Edmonton’s star rising, don’t rule out the day when McDavid contends for a Conn Smythe Trophy as well.