Flames vs. Oilers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 2

by | May 19, 2022

Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Scotiabank Saddledome showcases the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers squaring off at 10:30 PM on Friday, May 20 ET. The Flames are ahead in the series 1-0. The Oilers are underdogs away from home, at +150, and the Flames are -177. Find more below on the Flames vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Flames vs. Oilers Spread and Betting Line

Flames vs Oilers Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Flames -177 Oilers +150

Flames vs. Oilers Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, May 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome

Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Oilers

Computer picks for Flames vs Oilers
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Flames (-1.5) Under (6.5) Flames 4 Oilers 2

Flames vs. Oilers Betting Trends

  • Calgary has won 50 of its 77 games as a favorite this season.
  • Through 42 games with moneyline odds shorter than -177 this season, the Flames have won 32 times.
  • The moneyline odds say Calgary has a 63.9% chance of winning this game.
  • Calgary Flames Leaders

  • One of Calgary’s most productive offensives player this season is Johnny Gaudreau, who has 115 points (40 goals, 75 assists) and plays an average of 18:34 per game.
  • Matthew Tkachuk has 104 points (1.3 per game), scoring 42 goals and adding 62 assists.
  • Elias Lindholm has 42 goals and 40 assists for Calgary.
  • Jacob Markstrom (37-15-9) has a goals against average of 2.2 on the season, and 1617 saves. His .922 save percentage is eighth-best in the league.
  • Calgary Flames Season Stats

  • The Flames’ 291 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Flames have given up the third-fewest goals in NHL action this season, 206 (2.5 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is second-best in the league at +85.
  • The Flames’ 54 power-play goals this season are 10th-best in the NHL (on 237 power-play chances).
  • The Flames’ offense is 10th the league with a 22.8% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Flames’ offense has recorded seven shorthanded goals this season (12th among all teams).
  • The Flames defeat 83.2% of opponent power plays, currently the sixth-best penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • With a 51.1% faceoff win rate, the Flames have the 11th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Flames shoot 10% as a team, ranked 12th-best in the league.
  • The Flames average 22.4 hits and 11.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Oilers vs. Flames Betting Trends

  • This season the Oilers have nine wins in the 27 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Edmonton is 1-6 when sportsbooks have made them underdogs of +150 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Oilers have a 40.0% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Edmonton Oilers Leaders

  • Connor McDavid’s 44 goals and 79 assists in 80 games give him 123 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Leon Draisaitl’s 110 points this season, including 55 goals and 55 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Edmonton.
  • Edmonton’s Zach Hyman has 54 points, courtesy of 27 goals (third on team) and 27 assists (sixth).
  • Mikko Koskinen’s record stands at 27-12-4 on the season, giving up 136 goals (3.1 goals against average) and collecting 1261 saves with a .903 save percentage (44th in the league).
  • Edmonton Oilers Season Stats

  • The Oilers have the NHL’s seventh-best scoring offense (285 total goals, 3.5 per game).
  • The Oilers have conceded 3.1 goals per game, 251 total, which ranks 18th among NHL teams.
  • Their +34 goal differential ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Oilers have put up 60 power-play goals this season, which are seventh-best in the NHL (on 235 power-play chances).
  • The Oilers’ power-play conversion rate (25.5%) is third-best in the league.
  • The Oilers have scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (third in the league).
  • The 79.4% of opponent power plays the Oilers kill is the 17th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Oilers have the ninth-best faceoff win percentage in the NHL (51.2%).
  • The 10.2% shooting percentage the Oilers have compiled ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Oilers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.6 hits and 12.4 blocked shots per game.
  • Flames and Oilers Injury Report

    Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed), Christopher Tanev: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

    Oilers: Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Flames vs. Oilers

    We have the Flames -177 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will finish under the total of 6.5 goals, with the Flames (-1.5) covering the spread.

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