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Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers 05/02/2022 Favorite Predictions, Preview and Betting Spread

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Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers 05-02-2022 Favorite Predictions Preview and Betting Spread

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers 05/02/2022 – The Los Angeles Kings and the Edmonton Oilers will be facing each other for the first game of the NHL playoffs at Rogers Place on Monday night. The Los Angeles Kings finished third in the Pacific Division with a record of 44-27-11. The Edmonton Oilers were slightly better and finished in the second position with a record of 49-27-6. The Kings will be trying to redeem themselves after losing to Edmonton in their last matchup. But the NHL betting guide predicts a smooth win for the Edmonton Oilers in this game.

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers 05/02/2022

When: Monday, May 2, 10:00 PM ET

Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta

TV: ESPN 2

Stream: NHL.TV

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers 05/02/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Los Angeles Kings +1.5 (-138)5.5 o (-167)+140
Edmonton Oilers -1.5 (+123)5.5 u (+140)-167
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Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are coming into this game with 99 points from the season in their hands. The Kings are led in offense by Anze Kopitar who has scored 67 points so far. Kopitar has also assisted 48 times and has scored 19 goals in this season. Adrian Kempe is the lead goal-scorer for the team and has scored 35 in the net so far. On defense, the Los Angeles Kings are mostly protected by Jonathan Quick who has a save percentage of .909 in this season. Cal Peterson has also defended well with a save percentage of .895.

Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 19, A 48, PTS 67), A. Kempe C (G 35, A 19, PTS 54), P. Danault C (G 27, A 24, PTS 51).

Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers are coming into the playoffs on a three-game winning streak and have won all seven games of their last ten games. The Edmonton offense is led by Connor McDavid who has scored 123 points so far, along with 44 goals in the net. McDavid has also assisted 79 times, which is the highest on the team. Leon Draisaitl is the highest goal scorer for the team and has scored 55 goals in the net so far. On defense, the Edmonton Oilers are protected by Mikko Koskinen who has a save percentage of .903 in the season.

Players to watch: C. McDavid C (G 44, A 79, PTS 123), L. Draisaitl C (G 55, A 55, PTS 110), Z. Hyman LW (G 27, A 27, PTS 54).

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Predictions

Trends

Kings

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games.
Los Angeles are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Los Angeles are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Edmonton.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games on the road.
Los Angeles are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Edmonton.

Oilers

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Edmonton’s last 12 games.
Edmonton are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
Oilers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Edmonton are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Edmonton’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Kings vs Oilers Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Kings are definitely a winning team but the Oilers are very smart in their powerplay. They also have the home advantage in this game which makes NHL predictions lean in favor of a win for the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.

Score Prediction: Oilers 5, Kings 2.