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Posted by: Charlie Smith
Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Picks

The year’s online NHL betting action continues this Monday night with an enticing Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights contest. With the end of the season right around the corner, the Oilers are doing all they can to see if they can squeeze into this year’s postseason. Unfortunately for Edmonton, it’s not looking good at the moment. So which side should players learning how to bet on sports take in tonight’s contest?

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights – Monday, April 1st    

When: 10:00 pm ET

Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: NHL TV

Online NHL Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oilers +1½ (-130) 6½ (+105) +200
Golden Knights -1½ (+110) 6½ (-125) -240
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Edmonton Oilers          

The Oilers are in a massive rut at the moment seeing as how they’re 2-5 in their last 7. Considering the club was in the running for a Wild Card berth, it’s extremely disappointing to see them pretty much choke in the last lap. At the present time Edmonton is sitting on 77 points on the season, which places them 8 points behind the Colorado Avalanche – the Western Conference’s 2nd wild card seed. Although Edmonton could still make the postseason, it’s looking rather bleak for the club. But do they have any shot at upsetting Vegas on the road tonight?

Seeing as how Edmonton is 1-2 in their last 3 versus Vegas, it’s not looking too great for them this evening. Nevertheless, Vegas enter on a 5 game losing streak and could be easy pickings since they’ve clinched their playoff berth. The online NHL betting odds however, aren’t giving the Oilers much of a shot tonight.

Players to Watch: Connor McDavid (40 G, 74 A, 114 PTS.), Leon Draisaitl (47 G, 54 A, 101 PTS.), and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (28 G, 37 A, 65 PTS.).

Vegas Golden Knights    

The Golden Knights have clinched their playoff spot and their current 5-game losing streak suggests that the club has eased up on the throttle. While it’s understandable to rest your starters, bringing a lengthy losing streak into the postseason isn’t exactly what you want to do. Fortunately Vegas is matched up against the struggling Oilers this evening. All in all the Golden Knights 13th ranked offense shouldn’t have too hard of a time taking on the league’s 25th rated defense. While it’s looking like Vegas is focused on their upcoming playoff match against the Sharks, they still need to a score this evening.

Players to Watch: Jonathan Marchessault (24 G, 33 A, 57 PTS.), William Karlsson (24 G, 31 A, 55 PTS.), and Reilly Smith (19 G, 34 A, 53 PTS.).

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton’s last 7 games
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas’s last 6 games
  • Vegas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Vegas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights matchup? All things considered, those odds on the Oilers are too good to pass up. They undoubtedly have a chance at upsetting a team on a 5-game losing streak! Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 5-3 Edmonton.