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Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/31/2016

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Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/31/2016 - 12/31/2016 Free NHL Pick Against the Spread
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The Edmonton Oilers will square off against the Vancouver Canucks in this battle of Western Pacific division rivals. The Edmonton Oilers are coming off a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Patrick Maroon scored in the second period. Patrick Maroon has been solid this year with 17 total points. Eric Gryba scored once for the Edmonton Oilers. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored in the third period. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been solid this year with 17 total points. Jordan Eberle had a great assist night with two helpers. Matt Benning had an assist. We could see some tired legs going in this one as the Vancouver Canucks are playing on a back-to-back.

We have Cam Talbot penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Edmonton Oilers. We've seen a fantastic 0.919% save percentage from Cam Talbot this year. In Talbot's latest appearance, he faced 29 shots and allowed 1 goals. In Cam Talbot's last 3 appearances, he has posted a 0.938 save percentage.

We have Jacob Markstrom penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Vancouver Canucks. Over 18 appearances, he has delivered a 2.67 GAA and 0.909 SV% this season. His team gave him a large workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 36 shots. He has been fantastic when playing on the road, with a 0-6-0 record and 2.67 GAA.

The Edmonton Oilers are 9-7-1 when playing at home this season. The Vancouver Canucks have been miserable when playing on the road with a 4-12-1 record. The Edmonton Oilers have gone 6-5 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Vancouver Canucks have gone 4-5 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Oilers are 14-8 when taking on losing teams. The Edmonton Oilers are 3-8 when playing a team with a winning record.

We are expecting a low scoring game in this one. We will go with the under in this match-up.

Game Time: 10:05 PM ET

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Under 5.5 -131


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  1. Author: onetrikpony  315192 Rep Points  

    Play La/SJ under 5

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  2. Author: julole  6386 Rep Points   POTD: Villanova

    I'll bite on the UNDER here but it's all Edmonton in this one -- Vancouver has trouble stopping shots but can score a goal or two - I like this as an Oiler win at 3-1 or maybe 3-2 at worst

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