Edmonton OIlers vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 12 (5/12): NHL

Edmonton OIlers vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 12 (5/12): NHL

Credit: photo by Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 10:00 p.m. EST
Kings money line +120
Kings spread +1.5 (-185)
Oilers  money line -140
Oilers spread -1.5 (+160)
Over / under 6.5

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Los Angeles Kings Edmonton Oilers
Record 47-29-11 51-29-6
Home / road record 22-17-4 22-16-5
Streak W2 L2
Goals per game 2.84 3.49
Goals allowed per game 2.79 3.07
Shots per game 34.9 34.0
Shots allowed per game 28.5 32.2
PP % 16.1% 26.10%
PK % 23.45% 20.63%
Over / under record 37-46-4 45-38-4
 

Preview

The Los Angeles Kings and the Edmonton Oilers will meet again at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles to play the Game 6 of the playoffs 1st round in the West. The Kings have won the last 2 games and took the lead 3-2 on the series.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 22-21 on the road so far this season. They have 51-29-6 overall record ranking 2nd in the Pacific. Edmonton is 20-6-0 against the Pacific Division. The Oilers are 17-7-2 in games they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponents.

Zach Hyman has 27 goals and 27 assists for the Oilers. Evander Kane has 10 goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Oilers are 6-4, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.9 assists, 5.2 penalties and 13.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 22-21 at home this season. They have a 47-29-11 record overall ranking 3rd in the Pacific. The Kings are 15-12-4 record in Pacific Division play. The Kings have conceded 232 goals while scoring 235 for a +3 scoring differential.

Phillip Danault has 27 goals and 24 assists for the Kings. Trevor Moore has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Kings are 7-3, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 5.2 penalties and 14.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

BETTING TRENDS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games on the road.

Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles.

Los Angeles are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.

Los Angeles are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.

Prediction

The Oilers have have won 4 of the last 5 games against the Kings on the road and will have all the pressure for this game. The Kings will try to play more defense on this game and are carrying all the momentum on the series. Take the Kings.

PICK: Kings ML (+120) 

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