Oilers vs Kings Picks and Prediction – 4/27/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 04/25/2024 at 1:33 PM ET

Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings 04/26/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/27/2024, 2:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -125 ; O/U 6.5

The Edmonton Oilers visit the Los Angeles Kings on Friday for Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals best of sevens series. The series is tied 1-1 following a 5-4 victory in overtime by Los Angeles in Game 2. Edmonton opened the series with a 7-4 victory in Game 1. Dylan Holloway scored a pair of goals for Edmonton in Wednesday’s overtime loss to LA. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our NHL predictions.

Zach Hyman is leading Edmonton in goals scored with four while Dylan Holloway is second with two. Connor McDavid is the leader in assists with six and also the leader in points with six, while Hyman is second in points with five and two others have four points each. Stuart Skinner is 1-1 with a 4.42 goals against average and .857 save percentage. Skinner had made 54 saves of 63 shots faced in goal.

Los Angeles returns home with home ice advantage after splitting the first two games in Edmonton. Anze Kopitar scored the winning goal for Los Angeles with a wrist shot on a breakaway in overtime on Wednesday. Andre Kempe scored a pair of goals for Los Angeles, while Kopitar had one goal and two assists for the Kings. Cam Talbot stopped 27 shots in goal for the Kings. 

Adrian Kempe is leading Los Angeles in goals scored with three and in points with four. Six other players for Los Angeles have each scored one goal. The leader in assists is Quinton Byfield with three, while Kopitar has two. Kopitar and Byfield are tied for second in points with three each. In goal, Cam Talbot is 1-1 with a goals against average of 4.96 and save percentage of .867.

Our Free NHL Pick for Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers

While the OVER is a solid choice anytime Edmonton takes the ice, the play here is the Oilers. Edmonton has won seven of the last nine head to head versus Los Angeles and the Oilers have won nine of the last 13 played on the road versus the Kings. Edmonton has been victorious in eight of the last 10 versus an opponent from the Pacific Division. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win 5-3.

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