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Vancouver Canucks at Edmonton Oilers 4/29/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Odds & Info

Game Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks
Date & Time Friday April 29, 2022, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Rogers Place Edmonton, Canada
Latest odds
EDM -200 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Vancouver Canucks play the second half of a back to back on Friday when visiting the Edmonton Oilers after hosting the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Vancouver is fifth in the Pacific Division at 39-30-11 with 89 points and the Canucks have been eliminated from playoff contention. Vancouver defeated Seattle Kraken 5-2 on Tuesday. Quinn Hughes scored one goal and added a pair of assists for the Canucks.

Elias Pettersson is the leading goal scorer for Vancouver with 32, while JT Miller is the leader in assists with 66 and points with 97. In goal, Spenser Martin is 2-0-2 with a goals-against average of 1.69 and save percentage of .953. Vancouver scores an average of 3.01 goals per game and allows an average of 2.84 goals per game. Vancouver's power play scores 23.5% of the time and its penalty kill unit is successful 74.3% of the time.

Edmonton will complete a back-to-back on Friday when hosting Vancouver after entertaining the San Jose Sharks on Thursday. Edmonton is second in the Pacific Division at 47-27-6 with 100 points and defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Tuesday. Edmonton has clinched second place in the Pacific Division and fifth place in the Western Conference.

Leon Draisaitl is the leading goal scorer for Edmonton with 55, while Connor McDavid is the leader in assists with 78 and points with 122. In goal, Miko Koskinen is 25-12-4 with a goals against average of 3.12, save percentage of .901 and one shutout. Edmonton scores an average of 3.48 goals per game and allows an average of 3.06 goals per game. Edmonton’s power play scores 26.1% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 79.5% of the time.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Vancouver is 4-1 in its last 5 versus a Pacific division opponent
  • The OVER has cashed in 24 of the Canucks last 35
  • Edmonton is 5-1 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 13 of the Oilers last 16

Free NHL Pick:

Edmonton Oilers -200

Vancouver and Edmonton will be playing the second half of back to back, but the advantage goes to Edmonton as they will be home for both halves of the back-to-back. Edmonton has won five of its last six and the Oilers have won 16 of the last 21 played on their home ice. Vancouver has been eliminated from playoff contention and will have little to no incentive to play extra hard on the road in the final game of the regular season. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Oilers win 6-3.

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