Oilers vs Blue Jackets Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/23

Oilers vs Blue Jackets Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/23

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Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - Oilers Aim to Continue Win Streak

Introduction

Get ready for an exciting clash as the Columbus Blue Jackets face the Edmonton Oilers. This detailed preview covers player stats, recent team performances, and a prediction for the game scheduled on January 23, 2024, at 7:00 PM.

 

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers, with a remarkable record of 26-15-1, are set to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets, who stand at 14-22-9.

Goaltender Matchup:

The Blue Jackets present Elvis Merzlikins (8 wins, 3.26 GA/G, .905 SV%) and Daniil Tarasov (2 wins, 4.09 GA/G, .875 SV%). The Oilers counter with Stuart Skinner (21 wins, 2.53 GA/G, .906 SV%) and Calvin Pickard (4 wins, 2.69 GA/G, .902 SV%).

 

Game Information

The game is set to take place at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB, on January 23, 2024, at 7:00 PM. The Oilers are heavily favored with a -380 money line, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals.

 

Scoring Leaders

Key scorers to watch include Johnny Gaudreau for the Blue Jackets and Connor McDavid for the Oilers. Gaudreau leads with 29 points, including 7 goals and 22 assists. McDavid has an impressive 59 points, comprising 16 goals and 43 assists.

 

Injury Report

Good news for both teams as there are no reported injuries for the Blue Jackets. However, for the Oilers, Evander Kane and Sam Gagner are day-to-day until January 22.

 

Team Stats

Let's dive into the team statistics:

Team GF/G GA/G SF/G SA/G PIM PPG PCT PPGA PCT SHG SHGA
Columbus Blue Jackets 2.96 3.73 29.6 34.0 367 19 14.8 26 79.8 0 0
Edmonton Oilers 3.50 2.91 34.3 28.0 426 34 25.4 26 82.2 4 0

 

Recent Performances

Review the last 5 games for both teams:

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets faced recent losses against New Jersey (1/19) and Seattle (1/13) but secured a shootout win against Vancouver (1/15).

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers are on a winning streak with victories against Calgary (1/20), Seattle (1/18), and Toronto (1/16), showcasing their dominance in the league.

 

Prediction

The Edmonton Oilers, riding high on their win streak and facing a struggling Columbus Blue Jackets team, are poised to win and cover the -1.5 puck line. Expect the Oilers to capitalize on their offensive strength and secure a decisive victory.

Pick: Edmonton Oilers -1.5

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