Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton OIlers Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 29 (4/29): NHL

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton OIlers Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 29 (4/29): NHL

Credit: photo by Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 9:00 p.m. EST
Canucks money line +110
Canucks spread +1.5 (-200)
Oilers  money line -130
Oilers spread -1.5 (+170)
Over / under 6

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Vancouver Canucks Edmonton Oilers
Record 40-30-11 48-27-6
Road / home record 20-16-4 27-12-1
Streak W2 W2
Goals per game 3.01 3.49
Goals allowed per game 2.83 3.07
Shots per game 31.9 34.0
Shots allowed per game 31.8 32.2
PP % 23.6% 26.10%
PK % 25.22% 20.80%
Over / under record 41-37-3 42-35-4
 

Preview

The Vancouver Canucks will visit the Edmonton Oilers to play their final game of the regular season on Friday night. This is the fourth time these teams face off this season, the Oilers won the last 3 games. Both teams clinched the playoff berth.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 20-20 on the road this season. They have a 40-30-11 record overall ranking 5th in the Pacific. The Canucks are 13-6-6 against Pacific opponents. Vancouver ranks 18th in the Western Conference with 31.9 shots per game and is averaging 3.0 goals.

Elias Pettersson leads the Canucks with 32 goals and has 68 points. J.T. Miller has 12 assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

In their last 10 games the Canucks are 7-3, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 27-13 at home so far this season. They have 48-27-6 overall record ranking 2nd in the Pacific. The Oilers are 20-5-0 against the rest of their division. Edmonton averages 8.2 penalty minutes per game, the 10th-most in the Western Conference. Zack Kassian leads the team serving 63 total minutes.

Leon Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 55 goals and has 110 points. Evander Kane has six goals over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

In their last 10 games the Oilers are 7-3, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.7 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .935 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Vancouver are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.

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

Edmonton are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games against Vancouver.

Prediction

The Canucks have been pretty good this season but they haven't been profitable on the road and have been dominated by the Oilers this season. The Oilers are winning the 67% of the time at home and are 3-0 against the Canucks this season. Take the Oilers to sweep the Canucks in the season series.

PICK: Oilers ML (-130) 

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