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Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles Kings 5/12/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers
Date & Time Thursday May 12, 2022, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Crypto.com Arena Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, USA
Latest odds
EDM -145 ; O/U 6.5
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Game 6 of the Western Conference first round matchup between the Edmonton Oilers and the Los Angeles Kings heads back to Los Angeles on Thursday night. Edmonton comes into Game 6 riding a two game win streak as the Oilers trail in the series 3-2. Mike Smith was atrocious in the net for Edmonton last game out posting a .884 save percentage after allowing five goals on 43 shots in just over 61 minutes on the ice.

Offensively this season Edmonton has been a dominant team averaging 3.48 goals per game on 34 shots. Connor McDavid leads the Edmonton offense with 123 points on the year to go along with a team high 79 assists. Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton with 55 goals on 278 shots.

Los Angeles Kings come back home Thursday night running hot on their two game win streak. Anze Kempe was the motor for Los Angeles last game out with two goals and one assist in just under 21.5 minutes on the ice. Troy Stetcher chipped in one goal and one assist, while two other Kings found the net as well.

Offensively this season Los Angeles has been mediocre averaging only 2.84 goals per game on 34.9 shots. Anze Kopitar leads the Los Angeles offense with 67 points on the year to go along with a team high 48 assists. Adrian Kempe leads the way for Los Angeles with 35 goals.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Edmonton are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games on the road.
  • Edmonton are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles.
  • Los Angeles are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
  • Los Angeles are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.

Free NHL Pick:

Los Angeles Kings +125

The Los Angeles Kings come into game six running hot and will look to close things out Thursday night. Take Los Angeles to continue to overwhelm Edmonton as the crowd will be loud and Los Angeles has the momentum. Take the Kings Thursday night to get the underdog win and advance to the next round. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Kings wins 4-3.

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