Edmonton Oilers at Colorado Avalanche 3/21/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Edmonton Oilers
Date & Time: 3/22/2022, 1:30 AM UTC
Location: Ball Arena
Address: Ball Arena, Denver, USA
Latest Odds: COL -190 ; O/U 6.5

The Edmonton Oilers will end a long five game homestand Monday night as they travel to Denver, Co to take over the Colorado Avalanche. Edmonton comes into Monday night running hot as of late sitting at 35-23-4 on the year riding a five game win streak after a 6-3 win over the New Jersey devils. Goalie Mikko Koskinen had issues in the net for Edmonton posting a .893 save percentage after allowing three goals on 28 shots in 60 minutes on the ice but the Edmonton offense lead the way to the win.

Evander Kane led the way for Edmonton with two goals on six shots in just under 19 minutes on the ice. Connor McDavid chipped in one goal and two assists and Leon Draisaitl chipped in one goal and one assist as well.

The Colorado Avalanche will go back home Monday night riding a three game win streak after a victory over the San Jose Sharks. Valeri Nichushkin carried the Colorado offense with two goals on four shots in 21 minutes on the ice. Cale Makar contributed one goal and two assists and Nazem Kadri and Darren Helm scored one goal each to round out the Colorado scoring attack.

Offensively this season Colorado has been one of the best teams in the NHL scoring 3.84 goals per game on 35 shots. Nazem Kadri leads the Colorado offense with 74 points on the year to go along with a team high 51 assist. Gabriel Landeskog leads the team with 30 goals on 150 shots.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games.
  • Edmonton are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Edmonton are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
  • Colorado are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games.
  • Colorado are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games at home.

Both teams come into this matchup riding win streaks, but Colorado is by far the better team. Look for the Colorado offense to overwhelm Edmonton as the Colorado defense will stifle the Oilers recent scoring splurge. Take Colorado to defend their home ice as they coast to an easy win and cover Monday night. Final Score Prediction, Colorado wins and covers 4-1.



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