The ninth seed in the Western Conference goes against the eighth in the East as the Edmonton Oilers are hosting the Washington Capitals in Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB on March 9, 2022.
- Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 9/3/2022
- Starting time – 8 PM ET
- Venue: Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB
Edmonton Oilers Stats & Form
The Edmonton Oilers are fourth in the Pacific Division and ninth in the Western Conference with a 30-23-4 record.
The Oilers have lost the last three games, most recently 3-1 to the Calgary Flames. Devin Shore scored the only goal for Edmonton.
The Oilers are 14-12-0 at home and 4-5-1 in the last 10 games. Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid lead the team with 79 points each.
Edmonton is 12th in the league with 3.2 goals per game and 23rd allowing 3.2 per game.
Edmonton has won 5 of the last 7 games as favorites but has lost 5 of the last 6 games against teams with winning records. The Oilers have played under the total goals margin in 12 of the last 18 games against teams with a winning record and 5 of the last 6 games against Metropolitan Division teams.
Edmonton Oilers News
Josh Archibald, Tyson Barrie and Zack Kassian will not play for Edmonton against Washington.
Washington Capitals Stats & Form
The Washington Capitals are fourth in the Metropolitan Division and eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 31-18-9 record. They have 12 points advantage over the Columbus Blue Jackets who are ninth in the conference.
The Capitals have won the last three games after losing the previous three. They are coming off a 5-4 road win over the second-best team on the West, Calgary Flames. Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Conor Sheary, Anthony Mantha and Nic Dowd also scored for the Capitals.
Washington is 17-7-4 on the road and 6-4-0 in the last 10 games. Alex Ovechkin leads the team with 36 goals and 70 points in total.
Washington is ranked tenth in the league with 3.2 goals per game while they stand seventh allowing 2.7 goals per game.
The Capitals have won 5 of the last 7 road games but have lost 4 of the last 5 games going in without a day off.
Washington Capitals News
Carl Hagelin and Joseph Snively will not suit up for the Capitals tonigh.
Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals Head-to-Head Stats
Washington has won 6 of the last 10 games against Edmonton but the Oilers have won 3 of the last 4. In their first meeting this season, which was the first one since 2019, Edmonton won 5-3.
Three of their last five matchups have finished over 5.5 goals.
Edmonton Oilers vs Washington Capitals Betting Odds
The Edmonton Oilers are slight favorites to win this one with the odds set at 123, while the Capitals are at 164. The draw is at 342.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -128 odds to go over and 100 to finish under.
Both teams are on the edge of the playoff picture and have been playing well in the past two weeks. Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid are both healthy and in their recognizable form and when that is the case, the Oilers are very hard to beat on their home court.
Washington is coming off a huge road win against the Flames but will not be able to repeat that when they visit Rogers Place. In 4 of the last 5 games between these two teams, the home team has won and that will be the case tonight as well.