Avalanche vs. Oilers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/22/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers are coming off a loss and a win, respectively, heading into their matchup at Rogers Place on Friday at 9:00 PM ET. The sportsbooks see this as a tight game, with the Avalanche -120 to win on the moneyline, and the Oilers at -103. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Oilers Spread and Betting Line

Avalanche vs Oilers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -120 Oilers -103

Avalanche vs. Oilers Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta
  • Arena: Rogers Place

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Oilers

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Oilers
Score Prediction
Oilers 4 Avalanche 3

Avalanche vs. Oilers Betting Trends

  • Colorado has won 52 of its 72 games as a favorite this season.
  • The Avalanche have won 50 of the 69 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -120.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Colorado has a 54.5% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • One of Colorado’s leading offensives player this season is Mikko Rantanen, who has 91 points (36 goals, 55 assists) and plays an average of 20:55 per game.
  • Nathan MacKinnon is another leading option for Colorado with 85 points (1.4 per game), scoring 31 goals and adding 54 assists.
  • Nazem Kadri has scored 26 goals and added 58 assists through 66 games for Colorado.
  • Darcy Kuemper (36-10-3) has a goals against average of 2.4 on the season, and 1493 saves. His .924 save percentage is third-best in the league.
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche create the third-most goals in the league, averaging 3.8 per game for a total of 294 this season.
  • The Avalanche have given up the seventh-fewest goals in NHL play this season, 211 (2.7 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is second-best in the league at +83.
  • The NHL-leading 66 power-play goals the Avalanche’s have recorded have resulted from 257 power-play chances.
  • The Avalanche’s offense is third the league with a 25.7% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Avalanche’s six shorthanded goals this season rank 16th.
  • The Avalanche rank 19th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 79%.
  • With a 47.2% faceoff win rate, the Avalanche have the 29th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche have a 10.9% shooting percentage as a team, ranking fifth in the league.
  • The Avalanche average 21.6 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Oilers vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • This season the Oilers have eight wins in the 24 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Edmonton has won seven of its 18 games when it is the underdog by -103 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline in this matchup implies a 50.7% chance for the Oilers to win.
  • Edmonton Oilers Leaders

  • Connor McDavid is a top offensive contributor for his club with 113 points (1.5 per game). He has scored 43 goals and 70 assists in 76 games (playing 22:09 per game).
  • Leon Draisaitl is a top contributor for Edmonton, with 106 total points this season. He has scored 54 goals and provided 52 assists in 76 contests.
  • Zach Hyman has 25 goals and 26 assists for Colorado.
  • Mikko Koskinen’s record stands at 25-11-4 on the season, giving up 126 goals (3.1 goals against average) and compiling 1156 saves with a .902 save percentage (37th in the league).
  • Edmonton Oilers Season Stats

  • The Oilers have the NHL’s seventh-best scoring offense (265 total goals, 3.4 per game).
  • The Oilers’ 236 total goals given up (3.1 per game) rank 18th in the league.
  • Their 12th-ranked goal differential is +29.
  • The Oilers have recorded 56 power-play goals this season, which are fifth-best in the NHL (on 221 power-play chances).
  • The Oilers have a 25.3% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 5 percentage.
  • The Oilers have scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (third among NHL squads).
  • The 78.7% penalty-kill percentage the Oilers have amassed is the league’s 20th-ranked rate.
  • The Oilers have the league’s eighth-best faceoff win rate (51.5%).
  • The 10.1% shooting percentage the Oilers have compiled ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Oilers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.7 hits and 12.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Avalanche and Oilers Injury Report

    Avalanche: Gabriel Landeskog: Out (Knee), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist), Devon Toews: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Andrew Cogliano: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Mikko Rantanen: Out (Illness), Erik Johnson: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

    Oilers: Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Oilers

    The Oilers on the moneyline (-103) is our best bet after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will stay under the total of goals, with the Oilers (+) covering the spread.

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