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Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens 05/12/2021 NHL Game Analysis, Spread & Odds
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Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens 05/12/2021 – Edmonton Oilers will take the road to Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec to square off against Montreal Canadiens in an anticipated North Division battle. The Oilers have clinched a position in the playoffs as they remain the second-best team behind Toronto Maple Leafs. Montreal Canadiens will play their last regular-season game against the Oilers after punching their ticket to the playoffs. Betting on NHL games feels exciting as the postseason is just around the corner and the top teams are all set to battle from their respective divisions.
Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens 05/12/2021
When: Wednesday, May 12, 5:00 PM ET
Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec
TV: NHL Network | TSN2 | RDS | SNW
Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens 05/12/2021 Betting Odds:
Edmonton Oilers are riding a two-game winning streak after their last success against the Canadiens in their series opener. The Oilers scored four and gave up three in return. Edmonton s currently holding a 34-18-2 record on the season and is way ahead of the Jets in the third. The Oilers have a decent balance between their offensive and defensive squad. Edmonton is scoring an average of 3.24 and is giving up 2.67 to opponents. The Oilers will play their last regular-season game against the Canucks on Sunday.
Players to watch: C. McDavid C (G 33 A 69 PTS 102), L. Draisaitl C (G 30 A 51 PTS 81), T. Barrie D (G 8 A 38 PTS 46).
Montreal Canadiens are holding a 24-21-10 record on the season as they enter this game riding a four-game losing streak. This team was unable to do much in their last few games, but they just made it through to the playoffs. The Canadiens are holding an average of 2.77 with their shooting offense and are surrendering 2.88 to their opponents. Tyler Toffoli is the leader in scoring 28 goals and 44 points. The Canadiens will need to improve on their overall performance to get past their opponents in their playoffs.
Players to watch: T. Toffoli RW (G 28 A 16 PTS 44), J. Petry D (G 12 A 30 PTS 42), N. Suzuki C (G 13 A 26 PTS 39).
Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games.
Montreal is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Oilers vs Canadiens Betting Picks
The Canadiens have lost each of their last four games and are up against a tough opponent. The sportsbook odds for NHL favor the Oilers to win this game and cover the spread. Montreal’s weak defense will struggle to make it past Edmonton.
Score Prediction: Oilers 4, Canadiens 2.