Oilers vs Kings Picks and Prediction – 4/29/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 04/27/2024 at 8:17 PM ET

Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings 04/28/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/29/2024, 2:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -145 ; O/U 6.5

Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings

The Edmonton Oilers visit the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 PM televised on TBS for Game 4 of their NHL Western Conference quarterfinals best of seven series. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our NHL previews.

Edmonton Oilers Preview

Edmonton finished the regular season 49-27-6 with 104 points and was second in the Pacific Division, five points behind first place Vancouver. Edmonton leads the series 2-1 after defeating Los Angeles 6-1 in Game 3 on Friday night and can take a commanding lead of 3-1 with a victory in Game 4 on Sunday.

Edmonton is first amongst the 16 postseason teams in goals for at 5.67 per game while averaging 38.7 shots per game which is second highest amongst the playoff teams. Edmonton is scoring on 50% of their power plays during the postseason. Zach Hyman is the leading goal scorer for Edmonton with six, while Connor McDavid has a team high eight assists and is the leader in points with nine. Hyman and Leon Draisaitl are second in points with seven each.

Edmonton is 8th in goals against at 3.33 per game in the postseason. During the regular season, Edmonton goalie Stuart Skinner was 36-16-5 with a goals against average of 2.62 and save percentage of .905. In three games during the postseason, Skinner has a goals against average of 3.33 with a save percentage of .900.

Los Angeles Kings Preview

The Los Angeles Kings finished the regular season 44-27-11 with 99 points and were third in the Pacific division, five points behind second place Edmonton and 10 points behind first place Vancouver. Los Angeles needs to win Game 4 and level this series at 2-2 otherwise the Kings return to Edmonton for Game 4 trailing 3-1.

Los Angeles is 9th amongst the 16th playoff teams in goals for at 3.33 per game. Los Angeles is averaging 30.3 shots per game and has not scored a power play goal in three playoff games. Adrian Kempe is leading Los Angeles in goals scored with three and in points with four, while Quinton Byfield is the leader in assists with four and tied for the lead in points with four.

Los Angeles is 15th amongst the 16 playoff teams in goals against at 5.67 per game. During the regular season, Los Angeles goalie Cam Talbot was 27-20-6 with a goals against average of 2.50 and save percentage of .913. Through three games of the postseason, Talbot is 1-2 with a 5.33 goals against average and .861 save percentage.

Our Free NHL Pick for Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton will pick up another victory on the road Sunday when playing in Los Angeles in Game 4, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in six of Edmonton's last seven and in five of Los Angeles’ last six. Edmonton has a goals for average of 5.67 during the postseason and Los Angeles has a goals for average of 3.33. Each of the first three games of this series cashed OVER. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win but best play is OVER 6-3.

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