Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche 05/31/2022 – The Edmonton Oilers and the Colorado Avalanche have made it to the Western Conference finals and they are all set to clash in their opening game of a seven-game series. The Oilers beat the Calgary Flames with an incredible 4-1 record. As for Colorado, they defeated the St. Louis Blues as predicted and they hope to take on the Oilers and build on their success. The online sportsbook picks are in favor of the Avalanche to win this opening game.
Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche 05/31/2022
When: Tuesday, May 31, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche 05/31/2022 Betting Odds:
|Edmonton Oilers||+1.5 (-179)||6.5 o (-130)||+140|
|Colorado Avalanche||-1.5 (+126)||6.5 u (-109)||-185|
"Opportunities to get to the conference final don't come around every day. It's something that you want to take advantage of when you get here."
Smith & Nurse share their thoughts as the #Oilers prepare for Tuesday's Game 1 vs. Colorado. https://t.co/3IexNSWxHp
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) May 30, 2022
The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames in their last game with a 5-4 final score. The Oilers have Leon Drasiaitl as their leader in scoring with seven goals and 19 assists. Connor McDavid is the other player that has seven goals and 19 assists. Evander Kane is the top player with a dozen goals in the postseason. Zach Hyman is the leader with eight goals while Mike Smith is holding a goal against an average of 2.70 and a save percentage of .927.
Players to watch: Connor McDavid C (G 44, A 79, PTS 123), Leon Draisaitl C (G 55, A 55, PTS 110), Zach Hyman LW (G 27, A 27, PTS 54).
The Avalanche smashed three goals in their last game and gave up two to the St. Louis Blues. The Avalanche have Nathan MacKinnon as their leader with eight goals. Gabriel Landeskog is the other notable player for the Avalanche. Colorado has Darcy Kuemper as their top player in their postseason with a goal against average of 2.44 and a save percentage of .904. Colorado will hold the key to success in this game at home.
Players to watch: Mikko Rantanen RW (G 36, A 56, PTS 92), Nathan MacKinnon C (G 32, A 56, PTS 88), Nazem Kadri C (G 28, A 59, PTS 87).
Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games.
Edmonton are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Oilers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Colorado.
Edmonton are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Colorado are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
Colorado are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Flames are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Colorado’s last 16 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado’s last 14 games played in May.
Oilers vs Avalanche Betting Picks
The Edmonton Oilers are predicted as the underdog for the NHL Western Conference finals. The Avalanche will win this game and cover the spread with ease.
Score Prediction: Avalanche 5, Oilers 3.