Oilers vs. Kings Prediction: Odds, Puck Line & Insights for NHL Playoffs First Round Game 1 on April 22

The Edmonton Oilers (49-27-6) are favorites when they host the Los Angeles Kings (44-27-11) on Monday, April 22 at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN2, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The Oilers are -175 on the moneyline to win, while the Kings have +145 moneyline odds.

Here is our pick for who will clinch the win in this NHL Playoffs First Round contest.

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Oilers vs. Kings Game Info

  • When: Monday, April 22, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta

Prediction: Who will win the Oilers vs. Kings game?

Computer picks for Oilers vs Kings
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kings (+1.5) Over (6) Oilers 4 Kings 2

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Oilers Betting Insights (Last 10 Games)

  • Edmonton has a 3-6-0 record against the spread in its past 10 contests, going 4-4-2 overall.
  • Edmonton hit the over in three of its last 10 contests.
  • The average amount of goals in the Oilers' past 10 games is 0.3 more than the over/under of 6 set for this game.
  • In their past 10 games, the Oilers' goals per game average is 0.9 lower than their season-long average.

Kings Betting Insights (Last 10 Games)

  • Los Angeles possesses a 5-5-0 record versus the spread while finishing 6-4-0 overall in its past 10 games.
  • In its past 10 contests, Los Angeles has gone over the total five times.
  • The Kings have averaged a total of 5.8 goals in their last 10 games, 0.2 less than this matchup's over/under of 6.
  • In the last 10 matchups, Kings' games have had an average of 8.4 goals, 0.1 more than their season-long average.

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Oilers Top Performers

  • Connor McDavid has registered 100 assists (first on the club) in 76 games for Edmonton this season, while adding 32 goals to have 132 total points.
  • Stuart Skinner has gone 36-16-5 in goal. He has allowed 147 goals (2.6 goals against average) while recording 1408 saves with a .905 save percentage.
  • Mattias Ekholm's plus-43 leads Edmonton.

Kings Top Performers

  • Adrian Kempe has 75 points and 47 assists -- both team highs for Los Angeles.
  • Cam Talbot is 27-20-6 this season, with a 2.5 goals against average and a .913 save percentage (13th in the league).
  • Mikey Anderson has the top plus-minus rating on the squad at +23.

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Oilers Injuries

Evander Kane: Undisclosed (Questionable)

Kings Injuries

Pheonix Copley: Knee (Out For Season)

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