Edmonton Oilers vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/21/2023]

Edmonton Oilers vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/21/2023]

The New Jersey Devils will square off with the Edmonton Oilers in NHL action at Prudential Center on Thursday, starting at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Thursday's Oilers vs. Devils matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Oilers vs. Devils Prediction: Who Will Win

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Thursday's NHL game between the Oilers and Devils 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Oilers a 52% chance of defeating the Devils.

According to our model, the 6.5-goal Over/Under also has a 57% chance of going over.

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Oilers vs. Devils Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Oilers Devils
Moneyline -108 -108
Total o6.5 (-170) u6.5 (+138)

In a sign of how close this game is expected to be, both the Devils and Oilers are currently at minus-money betting odds on the moneyline.

  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Devils at -108. That means you can risk $108 to win $100 for a total payout of $208 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Oilers at -108, where you can risk $108 to win $100 for a total payout of $208 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -170, as well as the best odds for the Under at +138.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the online sports betting sites that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Oilers vs. Devils Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Moneyline Oilers -108
Total Under 6.5 +138


Despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6.5 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+138) that are available from FanDuel Sportsbook.

Our NHL best bets are based on complex simulations and wagering expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Oilers vs. Devils Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Oilers vs. Devils?

According to our model, Edmonton's Connor McDavid is most likely to score the first goal in Oilers vs. Devils.

Our projections give McDavid an 8.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Prudential Center, while the Oilers star is a 44.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 8.6%
Leon Draisaitl 7.3%
Zach Hyman 6.0%
Evander Kane 4.6%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 3.9%

New Jersey Devils

Player First Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 7.6%
Tyler Toffoli 6.2%
Timo Meier 5.3%
Jesper Bratt 4.8%
Nico Hischier 4.8%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 44.6%
Leon Draisaitl 38.6%
Zach Hyman 35.6%
Evander Kane 29.5%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 24.2%

New Jersey Devils

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jack Hughes 40.0%
Tyler Toffoli 33.8%
Jesper Bratt 30.3%
Nico Hischier 28.3%
Timo Meier 27.6%
Don't forget, our model updates frequently, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting insights before the Oilers vs. Devils on Thursday December 21, 2023.

Oilers vs. Devils Game Information

Thursday's matchup between the Devils and Oilers at Prudential Center is scheduled to commence at 7:30PM ET.


Our full coverage of Oilers vs. Devils includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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