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Blue Jackets vs. Oilers Prediction and Odds - Jan 25, 2023

Blue Jackets vs. Oilers Prediction and Odds - Jan 25, 2023

The Edmonton Oilers take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL action at Rogers Place on Wednesday, beginning at 9:30PM ET.

Dimers' top betting picks for Blue Jackets vs. Oilers, plus game predictions, betting odds and touchdown scorer probabilities, are detailed in this article.


Who will win Blue Jackets vs. Oilers?

Using state-of-the-art computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Wednesday's Blue Jackets-Oilers NHL game 10,000 times.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Oilers a 72% chance of winning against the Blue Jackets.

More: Full Betting Analysis for Blue Jackets vs. Oilers

Blue Jackets vs. Oilers Odds

  • Puck Line: Oilers -1.5 (-155), Blue Jackets +1.5 (+130)
  • Moneyline: Oilers -380, Blue Jackets +315
  • Total: Over/Under 6.5 (-130/+120)

Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Oilers are currently -1.5 favorites against the Blue Jackets, with -155 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the underdog Blue Jackets (+1.5) to cover the puck line, PointsBet also has the best odds currently on offer at +130.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Oilers at -380, which means you can risk $380 to win $100, for a total payout of $480, if they get the W.

Elsewhere, PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Blue Jackets at +315, where you can bet $100 to profit $315, earning a total payout of $415, if they win.

The Over/Under sits at 6.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -130, while FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +120.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Oilers (-1.5) are a 51% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under is a 53% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets for Blue Jackets vs. Oilers


When you see a 🔥, you know it's one of Dimers' best bets of the day across any sport.

Dimers' best bets are based on detailed simulations and wagering expertise to help you make better investments with your state's legal sportsbooks.

Although the Oilers are more likely to cover the puck line, our best bet of Blue Jackets +1.5 is based on the likelihood of that happening, according to DimersBOT, and the best odds available.

And while the Oilers are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Blue Jackets moneyline is the best option due to the 3.4% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is crucial to achieving long-term profitability.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6.5 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+120) that are available from FanDuel Sportsbook.

Blue Jackets vs. Oilers Prediction

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Dimers has full coverage of Wednesday's Blue Jackets-Oilers matchup, including pregame predictions, top betting picks, and live scores.

Blue Jackets vs. Oilers Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Oilers? The data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Blue Jackets and Oilers.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you select the best prop picks for Wednesday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Edmonton's Connor McDavid is most likely to score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Oilers.

DimersBOT gives McDavid an 11.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Rogers Place, while the Oilers star is a 52.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for the complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.


First Goal Scorer Probabilities

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Patrik Laine: 6.3% probability
  • Johnny Gaudreau: 5.1% probability
  • Boone Jenner: 4.8% probability
  • Kirill Marchenko: 4.6% probability
  • Jack Roslovic: 3.9% probability

Edmonton Oilers

  • Connor McDavid: 11.0% probability
  • Leon Draisaitl: 9.6% probability
  • Zach Hyman: 7.4% probability
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 5.9% probability
  • Klim Kostin: 3.4% probability

Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Patrik Laine: 36.1% probability
  • Johnny Gaudreau: 28.1% probability
  • Boone Jenner: 27.3% probability
  • Kirill Marchenko: 23.1% probability
  • Jack Roslovic: 22.0% probability

Edmonton Oilers

  • Connor McDavid: 52.6% probability
  • Leon Draisaitl: 48.7% probability
  • Zach Hyman: 39.5% probability
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 32.4% probability
  • Klim Kostin: 21.2% probability

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates often, so keep checking this article for the latest betting analysis before Blue Jackets vs. Oilers on Wednesday January 25, 2023.


Blue Jackets vs. Oilers 2023 Game Info

Wednesday's action between the Oilers and Blue Jackets at Rogers Place is scheduled to begin at 9:30PM ET.

  • Who: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Edmonton Oilers
  • Date: Wednesday January 25, 2023
  • Time: 9:30PM ET / 6:30PM PT
  • Venue: Rogers Place

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