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Canucks vs Oilers 05/06/21 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

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The Vancouver Canucks are 0-6 over their last six games after losing to the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Tuesday night. The Canucks will try to snap out of their losing streak on Thursday night on the road as their series against the Oilers shifts to Edmonton for the next two games.

Vancouver is a +210 road underdog on the NHL odds in Edmonton at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Oilers (-250) are 5-1 in their last six games against the Canucks.

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Canucks vs Oilers | OddsShark Matchup Report

The Canucks have had no answer for Connor McDavid over the last two games as the Oilers superstar compiled two goals and four assists in Edmonton’s back-to-back wins on Monday and Tuesday. Nothing is working for Vancouver in either zone as the team has been outscored 26-10 over its current six-game losing streak. Vancouver entered this season with so much promise coming off of a 36-27-6 campaign and a solid run in the postseason, but at this point everything will need to be reassessed this offseason.

In 21 road games this season, the Canucks are 7-13-1 including a current 0-5 streak per the OddsShark NHL Database.

With 31 goals and 62 assists, Connor McDavid now has an incredible 93 points in just 51 games played. The Oilers improved to 10-3-1 over their last 14 games with their two wins over the Canucks and have shown no signs of slowing down. Edmonton is 6-0 in its last six games against the Winnipeg Jets and 2-5 in its last seven games against the Montreal Canadiens, so Oilers fans are likely rooting for the Jets to hold on to the No. 3 seed in the North Division as the playoffs rapidly approach.

Thursday night’s total is set at six goals at online betting sites. The UNDER is 13-3 in Edmonton’s last 16 games.

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Vancouver showed some promise after its long COVID-19 layoff with back-to-back wins over the Toronto Maple Leafs. But it’s been downhill from there with a 1-7 record over the team’s last eight games. With the top four spots in the North seemingly locked up, there isn’t a whole lot to play for besides just pride over these last two weeks of the season.

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