Oilers vs Coyotes Picks and Prediction – 4/18/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 04/16/2024 at 9:45 PM ET

Edmonton Oilers at Arizona Coyotes 04/17/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/18/2024, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -206 ; O/U 6.5

The Edmonton Oilers end a lengthy homestand Wednesday night with a game in Arizona against the Arizona Coyotes. Edmonton is a playoff team looking to improve their seeding before the season ends. The Oilers have won three of the last five following a seven goal victory against San Jose on Monday. The Oilers offense has carried the team this season averaging 3.61 goals on nearly 34 shots. Defensively Edmonton has done the work as well allowing just 2.8 three goals on 28.2 shots per game period stay up to date with our NHL Picks.

Stuart Skinner did the work in the net for Edmonton in their last outing posting a .905 save percentage after giving up just two goals on 21 shots in 60 minutes. Warren Foegele led the way for the Edmonton offense with two goals on nine shots in nearly 16 minutes of game time. Adam Henrique and Dylan Holloway both chipped in heavily as well with one goal and two assists in the game. Zach Hyman, Connor McDavid, Corey Perry, and Evan Bouchard rounded out the offense with 1 goal and 1 assist each.

The Arizona Coyotes return home Wednesday with 35 wins on the year following a loss to Calgary. Offensively Arizona has been mediocre averaging just over three goals on nearly 28 shots per game. Defensively the Coyotes have been overwhelmed all season allowing 3.36 goals on 31.7 shots overall.

Connor Ingram struggled immensely in the net for Arizona in their last game giving up six goals on 31 shots to post a .806 save percentage resulting in the loss. Dylan Guenther carried the load for Arizona with two goals on six shots in just over 19 minutes on the ice. Clayton Keller chipped in with two assists in the game, while three other coyotes chipped in one goal each.

Our Free NHL Pick for Arizona Coyotes vs Edmonton Oilers

This is a matchup between a playoff team and a non playoff team and the difference will show early Wednesday. The Oilers are playing for seeding and Arizona is just trying to finish the year. Look for Edmonton to dominate start to finish leading to the easy win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win and cover 4-1.

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