Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames 05/26/2022 – Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta will play host to the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames as they continue their best-of-seven series. The Oilers have taken the lead once again and are just one game away from going to the next round. The Flames are in trouble and they need to win this game if they want to make it to the next round. The NHL postseason picks are up and running as these top teams clash in an exciting game.
Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames 05/26/2022
When: Thursday, May 26, 9:30 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames 05/26/2022 Betting Odds:
|Edmonton Oilers||+1.5 (-205)||6.5 o (-107)||+123|
|Calgary Flames||-1.5 (+180)||6.5 u (-107)||-137|
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The Edmonton Oilers went one step ahead after winning their last game against the Flames with a final score of 5-3. The Oilers had Ryan Hugent-Hopkins and Evander Kane contributed two goals each. Mike Smith is expected to be the goalie in this game. Smith save the puck 29 times on Tuesday in their success. Edmonton is just one step away and they need to win only one of their three remaining games in this series.
Players to watch: Connor McDavid C (G 6, A 19, PTS 25), Leon Draisaitl C (G 7, A 15, PTS 22), Evander Kane LW (G 12, A 3, PTS 15).
The Calgary Flames were taken by surprise when the Oilers dominated with their offensive gameplay. Calgary will deliver Jacob Markstrom to the post as their goalie. Markstrom gave up more than four goals in his last four games. However, he prevented 21 of 25 shots in their last defeat. The Flames were unable to do much with their weak defense and they need to prevent the Oilers from scoring in big numbers.
Players to watch: Johnny Gaudreau LW (G 2, A 11, PTS 13), Matthew Tkachuk LW (G 4, A 6, PTS 10), Elias Lindholm C (G 5, A 4, PTS 9).
Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames Betting Predictions
Edmonton are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Edmonton are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Calgary.
Oilers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
Edmonton are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Calgary.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Edmonton’s last 13 games played on a Thursday when on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary’s last 6 games.
Calgary are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary’s last 5 games against Edmonton.
Calgary are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Calgary are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton.
Oilers vs Flames Betting Picks
The Oilers are strong with their performance and they have the upper hand once again against the Flames. The best NHL picks are intact for the Oilers to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Oilers 4, Flames 3.