Oilers vs Avalanche Picks and Prediction – 4/19/2024

By: Danaiel Henderson |

Last Updated: 04/17/2024 at 10:52 PM ET

Edmonton Oilers at Colorado Avalanche 04/18/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/19/2024, 1:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: COL -166 ; O/U 6.5

This Thursday night, April 18th, 2024 the NHL hockey is back with more exciting hockey action. The Colorado Avalanche are set to face the Edmonton Oilers. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles and free NHL picks here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Colorado Avalanche are 49-25-7, 30-19- 1 at home and in 3rd place in the Central Division. Offensively, the Avalanche are averaging 3.6 goals and 33 shot attempts going 24.5 percent on power play opportunities and 48% on face-offs.

Defensively, the Avalanche allow 3.1 goals and 29.9 shots on goal, with an 80.2% penalty kill. Expected in net for the Avalanche is Alexander Goergiev 38-18-5 with .897 save percentage.

The Edmonton Oilers are 49-25-6 sitting in 2nd place in the Pacific division. Offensively, the Oilers are averaging 3.61 goals and 34 shot attempts. The Oilers are 26 percent on power play opportunities and 53% on face-offs. Key players for the Oilers is Leon Draisaitl.

Defensively, the Oilers allow 2.83 goals and 28 shots on goal, with an 79.8% penalty kill. Expected in net for the Oilers is Stuart Skinner 36-15-5 with a .907 save percentage.

Our Free NHL Pick for Colorado Avalanche vs Edmonton Oilers

We think we will have an offensive shootout between these two high scoring squads the Oilers are averaging 3.61 goals while the Avalanche are averaging 3.67 goals per game. Our best bet is the over 6. Final score prediction, the Oilers win, the covers the spread and the total goes over 6-5.

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