Edmonton OIlers vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 6 (5/6): NHL

Edmonton OIlers vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 6 (5/6): NHL

Credit: photo by Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 10:00 p.m. EST
Kings money line +125
Kings spread +1.5 (-220)
Oilers  money line -145
Oilers spread -1.5 (+180)
Over / under 6.5

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Los Angeles Kings Edmonton Oilers
Record 45-28-11 50-28-6
Home / road record 21-16-4 21-15-5
Streak L1 W1
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 35-45-4 43-37-4
 

Preview

The Los Angeles Kings and the Edmonton Oilers will meet again at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles to play the Game 3 of the playoffs 1st round in the West. The Kings beat the Oilers 4-3 on a very exciting game 1 but then the Oilers detroyed them in Game 2 beating them 6-0.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings have won 6 of their last 8 games and are 21-20 at home this season. They have a 45-28-11 record overall ranking 3rd in the Pacific. The Kings are 10-10-3 record in Pacific Division play. The Kings have a 23-10-5 record in games they have fewer penalties than their opponent.

Adrian Kempe has 35 goals and 19 assists for the Kings. Viktor Arvidsson has six assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Kings are 7-3, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 21-20 on the roade so far this season. They have 49-28-6 overall record ranking 2nd in the Pacific. Edmonton is 19-5-0 against the Pacific Division and 49-27-6 overall. The Oilers have a 17-7-2 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.

Connor McDavid has scored 44 goals with 79 assists for the Oilers. Evan Bouchard has two goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Oilers are 8-2, averaging 4.2 goals, seven assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2 goals per game.

BETTING TRENDS

Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Los Angeles.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games on the road.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles' last 5 games at home.

Los Angeles are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games when playing at home against Edmonton.

Prediction

The Kings gave quite a fight in Game 1 stealing the win from the Oilers in their home ice but the Oilers outscored them 6-0 in game 2. The Oilers are the better team and have won 4 of the last 5 head to head vs the Kings and are allowing just 2 goals per game in their last 10 games. Take the Oilers.

PICK: Oilers ML (-145) 

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