Colorado Avalanche vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 9, 2022

Avalanche vs. Oilers Betting Picks & Predictions

The Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers — both coming off victories — will meet on Saturday at 10:00 PM ET, at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Avalanche (-138) at Oilers (+117) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Oilers Betting Line

Avalanche vs Oilers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -138 Oilers +117

Avalanche vs. Oilers Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta
  • Arena: Rogers Place

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Oilers

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Oilers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Oilers (+1.5) Over (6.5) Oilers 4 Avalanche 3

Avalanche vs. Oilers Betting Trends

  • Colorado has been victorious in 48 of the 66 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 59 games with shorter than -138 moneyline odds this season, the Avalanche have won 46.
  • The moneyline odds say Colorado has a 58.0% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen is one of Colorado’s leading contributors with 84 points. He has 35 goals and 49 assists this season.
  • Nazem Kadri has 83 points (1.3 per game), scoring 26 goals and adding 57 assists.
  • Cale Makar has 75 total points for Colorado, with 24 goals and 51 assists.
  • In 49 games, Darcy Kuemper has a record of 33-9-3. He has conceded 111 goals (2.40 goals against average) and has racked up 1362 saves.
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche score the third-most goals in the league, averaging 3.8 per game for a total of 265 this season.
  • The Avalanche have allowed the sixth-fewest goals in league play this season, 192 (2.7 per game).
  • With a +73 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche have recorded 60 power-play goals this season, leading the NHL (on 238 power-play chances).
  • The Avalanche’s 25.2% power-play conversion rate ranks fourth-best in the league this season.
  • The Avalanche’s six shorthanded goals this season rank 13th.
  • The Avalanche rank 17th in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 78.9%.
  • With a 46.9% faceoff win percentage, the Avalanche have the 30th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche convert 10.7% of their shots, ranking seventh in the league.
  • The Avalanche’s players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 21.1 hits and 13.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Oilers vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • This season the Oilers have seven wins in the 21 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Edmonton has won two of its nine games when it is the underdog by +117 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this matchup implies a 46.1% chance for the Oilers to win.
  • Edmonton Oilers Leaders

  • Connor McDavid is a top offensive contributor for his team with 108 points (1.5 per game). He has recorded 42 goals and 66 assists in 71 games (playing 22:10 per game).
  • Leon Draisaitl’s 101 points this season, including 50 goals and 51 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Edmonton.
  • Edmonton’s Zach Hyman has 48 points (24 goals, 24 assists) this season.
  • Mikko Koskinen has a record of 25-10-3 in 40 games this season, conceding 120 goals (3.1 goals against average) with 1105 saves and a .902 save percentage, 38th in the league.
  • Edmonton Oilers Season Stats

  • The Oilers have the NHL’s fifth-best scoring offense (250 total goals, 3.5 per game).
  • The Oilers have conceded 3.2 goals per game, 228 total, which ranks 22nd among league teams.
  • They have a +22 goal differential, which ranks 13th in the league.
  • The Oilers have put up 53 power-play goals this season (fifth-most in the NHL) on 210 power-play chances.
  • The Oilers have a 25.2% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 4 percentage.
  • The Oilers have scored nine shorthanded goals.
  • The 77.5% penalty-kill percentage the Oilers have put totgether is the league’s 21st-ranked rate.
  • The Oilers win 51.4% of their faceoffs. That’s the eighth-best rate in the NHL.
  • The 10.3% shooting percentage the Oilers have compiled ranks 10th in the league.
  • The Oilers have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Avalanche and Oilers Injury Report

    Avalanche: Nazem Kadri: Out (Upper-body), Gabriel Landeskog: Out (Knee), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist)

    Oilers: Kris Russell: Out (COVID-19 Protocols), Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Oilers

    We have the Oilers 117 on the moneyline as our best bet in this contest after taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish over the total of 6.5 goals, with the Oilers (+1.5) covering the spread.

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