Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights 5/6/2023 – T-Mobile Arena will play venue to a matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday evening, for Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs. The Edmonton Oilers are ranked second in the Pacific Division with an overall 50-23-9 on the season. The Vegas Golden Knights are much better at the top of the division with 51-22-9 on the scoreboard. The Knights are definitely eager to win here and extend their winning streak. However, the Edmonton Oilers are expected to take the win as per the best NHL betting lines.
Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights 5/6/2023
When: Saturday, May 6, 7:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, NV
Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights 5/6/2023 Betting Odds:
|Oilers||-1.5 (+200)||6.5 o (-135)||-125|
|Golden Knights||+1.5 (-240)||6.5 u (+123)||+113|
PLAYOFF GAME DAY!
The #Oilers are looking to even the series in Game 2 vs. the Golden Knights at @TMobileArena.
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— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) May 6, 2023
The Edmonton Oilers lost to the Golden Knights in the previous round with a final score of 6-4, after their series against the Kings. The Oilers are scoring an average of 3.96 goals in each game and have been successful in 32.4 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. The Edmonton offense in this hockey season is being headed by Connor McDavid who has scored 64 goals along with 89 helpers. On defense, the Oilers are allowing opponents to score an average of 3.12 goals in every game played.
Players to watch: Leon Draisaitl C 13 11, 30 4, 43), 15, Connor McDavid C 13 3, 30 9, 43), 12, Evan Bouchard D 13 2, 30 10, 43), 12
Vegas Golden Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights are coming here on a long winning streak and were spectacular in their series against the Winnipeg Jets in the last set. The Knights are managing to score an average of 3.26 goals in each game and have been successful in 20.3 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. The Vegas offense in this season is being led by Jack Eichel who has managed 27 goals in total. Defense-wise, the Knights are allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.74 goals in each game played.
Players to watch: Mark Stone RW 13 4, 30 6, 43), 10, Chandler Stephenson C 13 5, 30 4, 43), 9, Jack Eichel C 13 4, 30 3, 43), 7
Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games.
Edmonton are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games.
Edmonton are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Vegas.
Oilers are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Vegas.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vegas’ last 6 games.
Vegas are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vegas’ last 5 games against Edmonton.
Vegas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vegas’ last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton.
Vegas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Oilers vs Golden Knights Betting Picks
The Vegas Golden Knights seem quite confident with their winning streak and will use the momentum from this to dominate this game. But, the Oilers are favored in this particular matchup. The latest baseball betting odds are in favor of a win for the Edmonton Oilers here.
Score Prediction: Oilers 4, Knights 3.