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Oilers vs. Bruins odds, line, score prediction: 2024 NHL picks for Feb. 21 from proven computer model

A potential Stanley Cup preview will take place on Wednesday when the Boston Bruins visit the Edmonton Oilers. Each team is powered by one of the game’s biggest stars, as Edmonton’s Connor McDavid has 83 points in 50 games this season while Boston’s David Pastrnak has 80 points in 56 games. Boston is currently third in the Eastern Conference standings with 77 points while Edmonton is sixth in the West with 67 points.

Opening faceoff is set for 10 p.m. ET at Rogers Place, where the Oilers have won their last eight games in a row. Edmonton is a -135 favorite (risk $135 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Oilers vs. Bruins odds from SportsLine consensus while Boston is a +115 underdog. The over/under for total goals scored is 6.5 and Edmonton is a -1.5 (+180) favorite on the puck line. Before making any Bruins vs. Oilers picks, you need to check out the NHL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

SportsLine’s model simulates every NHL game 10,000 times, taking into account factors like current form, individual matchups, injuries, and short- and long-term trends when making NHL picks. It entered Week 20 of the 2023-24 season a profitable 24-19 on top-rated money-line picks.

Now, the model has set its sights on Oilers vs. Bruins and just locked in its NHL picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the latest NHL odds and trends for Bruins vs. Oilers: 

  • Oilers vs. Bruins money line: Edmonton -135, Boston +115
  • Oilers vs. Bruins over/under: 6.5 goals
  • Oilers vs. Bruins puck line: Edmonton -1.5 (+180)
  • EDM: The Oilers have won their last eight games at home straight up
  • BOS: The Under has hit in eight of Boston’s last 11 games
  • Oilers vs. Bruins picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back the Oilers

The Oilers got off to a rough start but they’ve been the hottest team in hockey the last two months. Edmonton ripped off a 16-game winning streak from Dec. 21-Jan. 27 and has now won 20 of its last 23 games overall. The Oilers also had an eight-game winning streak earlier in the season after a 5-12-1 start.

McDavid has registered at least one point in 21 of those 23 games and he has a total of 10 goals and 32 assists overall during that span with nine multi-point efforts. Leon Draisaitl has also been red-hot during that span with 14 goals and 20 assists, including a goal and two assists in a 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. See who to back at SportsLine

Why you should back the Bruins

Boston ended a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 shootout win over the Dallas Stars on Monday. Jesper Boqvist had a goal and an assist in the win while Charlie McAvoy had two assists. Pastrnak also scored his 35th goal of the season and now has 80 points through 56 games. 

Pastrnak is on a four-game point streak where he has registered two goals and three assists. This will be Boston’s first road game since Jan. 27 and the Bruins are 15-5-6 away from home this season. However, the Oilers are 17-6-1 in their own building. See NHL picks for Wednesday at SportsLine

How to make Oilers vs. Bruins picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 7.6 combined goals. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Oilers vs. Bruins, and which side of the money line has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bruins vs. Oilers money line to jump on Wednesday, all from the advanced model that has simulated this matchup 10,000 times.

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