Sharks vs Oilers Picks and Prediction – 4/16/2024

By: Jeremy O’Quinn |

Last Updated: 04/14/2024 at 9:38 PM ET

San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers 04/15/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/16/2024, 1:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: EDM -450 ; O/U 6

The San Jose Sharks are heading to Rogers Place on Monday, where they will be taking on the Edmonton Oilers. Get the rest of our free NHL picks here! San Jose sits dead last in the entire NHL with a 19-52-9 record. The Sharks have dropped 7 of their last 10 games, most recently suffering a 6-2 loss to Minnesota on Saturday.

Devon Cooley will be the Sharks’ starting goaltender in this game, he’s posted a 3.00 goals against average through just 4 starts. Mikael Granlund has had the most individual success on the Sharks, putting up a team-high 58 points in 67 games. San Jose is scoring just 2.21 goals per game, while allowing a league-worst 3.9 on the defensive end.

The Edmonton Oilers come into this game with a 48-25-6 record which places them second in the Pacific and just 5 points back on Vancouver with three games remaining. The Oilers are in the mist of a two game losing skid, most recently suffering a 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.

Stuart Skinner will be starting between the pipes for the Oilers in this game, he posted a 2.58 goals against average to go along with his 35-15-5 record. Connor McDavid sits third in the NHL with a whopping 130 points through just 74 games played. Edmonton is scoring 3.54 goals per game, while giving up 2.84 on the defensive end.

Our Free NHL Pick for Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks

San Jose has nothing to play for at this point and will look forward to the draft lottery later this year, the Oilers could potentially take the top seed in the Pacific if everything goes right. Expect Edmonton to take care of business in this game. Final prediction, Edmonton wins and covers the -1.5 puck line 4-1.

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