Kings vs Oilers Picks and Prediction – 4/25/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 04/23/2024 at 3:22 PM ET

Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers 04/24/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/25/2024, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -185 ; O/U 6

The Los Angeles Kings visit the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday for Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference quarterfinals best of seven series. Los Angeles trails in the series 1-0 following its 7-4 loss in Game 1 on Monday night. Los Angeles was unable to handle the offensive onslaught by Edmonton, trailing 2-0 after one period and 4-2 after two. The Kings had four different players each score one goal. Make sure you stay up to date with all the NHL action, with our NHL picks.

After one game of the playoffs, Adrian Kempe, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Trevor Moore and Mikey Anderson each have scored one goal, while Kempe is one of five players with one assist each. Kempe is the leader in points with two. Cam Talbot is 0-1 with a goals against average of 6.05 and save percentage of .864. Talbot stopped 38 of 44 shots faced in goal on Monday.

The Edmonton Oilers look to take a commanding 2-0 lead with a victory on Wednesday in Game 2 when hosting the Los Angeles Kings. Zach Hyman posted his first career playoff hat trick in Monday’s victory over the Kings. Edmonton peppered Los Angeles goalie Cam Talbot with 44 shots and at one point led 4-0 before allowing the Kings to score their first goal halfway through the second period. 

After one game of the playoffs, Zach Hyman is the leading goal scorer for Edmonton with three and four other players have each scored one goal apiece. Connor McDavid is the leader in assists with five, while Evan Bouchard has four. McDavid is the leader in points with five. Stewart Skinner is 1-0 with a goals against average of 4.00 and save percentage of .892. Skinner made 33 saves on Monday.

Our Free NHL Pick for Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings

Edmonton will pick up a victory on its home ice Wednesday and take a 2-0 lead in the series over Los Angeles, but the play here is UNDER. The two scored a combined 11 goals in Game 1, but that will drop significantly in Game 2. The UNDER has cashed in four of the Kings last five and in four of the Kings last five versus Edmonton. Look for the two defenses to play much better in front of goal and keep the score much lower. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win but our best play is UNDER 3-2.

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