Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Predators vs. Oilers Betting Picks & Predictions
The Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers — the former coming off a win, the latter a defeat — will play on Thursday at 8:00 PM ET, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Oilers are slight underdogs, at -110, and the Predators are -110. Find more below on the Predators vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Predators vs. Oilers Betting Line
Predators vs Oilers Betting Information
Predators vs. Oilers Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Location: Nashville, Tennessee
- Arena: Bridgestone Arena
Computer Predictions for Predators vs. Oilers
Computer picks for Predators vs Oilers
Predators 4 Oilers 3
Predators vs. Oilers Betting Trends
Nashville has won 25 of the 41 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
In 41 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -110, the Predators have 25 wins.
The moneyline odds say Nashville has a 52.4% chance of winning this game.
Nashville Predators Leaders
A major contributor this season for Nashville, Roman Josi has scored 87 points in 71 games (19 goals and 68 assists).
Matt Duchene has 75 points (1.1 per game), scoring 38 goals and adding 37 assists.
Filip Forsberg’s season total of 72 points has come from 38 goals and 34 assists.
Juuse Saros (36-22-3) has a 2.5 goals against average and a .922 save percentage (seventh-best in the league).
Nashville Predators Season Stats
The Predators are ranked 12th in the NHL with 235 goals this season, an average of 3.2 per contest.
On defense, the Predators have given up 208 goals (2.8 per game) to rank 11th in NHL play.
They’re ranked 12th in the league with a +27 goal differential .
The Predators’ 54 power-play goals this season are fifth-best in the NHL (on 224 power-play chances).
The Predators have the NHL’s seventh-best power-play conversion rate at 24.1%.
The Predators’ offense has capitalized with two shorthanded goals this season (29th among all teams).
The Predators kill 80.3% of their opponent’s power plays, the 13th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Predators’ players win 51.2% of their faceoffs to rank 11th in the NHL.
The Predators shoot 10.8% as a team, ranked fifth-best in the league.
The Predators average 29.4 hits and 14.1 blocked shots per game.
Oilers vs. Predators Betting Trends
This season the Oilers have seven wins in the 23 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Edmonton has 23 games this season playing as the underdog by -110 or longer, and is 7-16 in those contests.
Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline in this matchup, that the Oilers have a 52.4% chance to win.
Edmonton Oilers Leaders
Connor McDavid is a top offensive contributor for his squad with 108 points (1.5 per game). He has totaled 42 goals and 66 assists in 73 games (playing 22:12 per game).
Leon Draisaitl is key for Edmonton’s offense with 102 total points (1.4 per game), including 51 goals and 51 assists through 73 games.
Edmonton’s Zach Hyman has 49 points (24 goals, 25 assists) this season.
Mikko Koskinen has a .902 save percentage (35th in the league), with 1156 total saves, while conceding 126 goals (3.1 goals against average). He has compiled a 25-11-4 record between the posts for Edmonton this season.
Edmonton Oilers Season Stats
The Oilers have scored the seventh-most goals (252 goals, 3.4 per game) in the league.
The Oilers have given up 3.2 goals per game, 234 total, which ranks 21st among league teams.
Their 14th-ranked goal differential is +18.
The Oilers have put up 54 power-play goals this season, which are fifth-best in the NHL (on 215 power-play chances).
The Oilers have a 25.1% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 4 percentage.
The Oilers have scored nine shorthanded goals this season (fifth among NHL teams).
The 78% penalty-kill percentage the Oilers have put totgether is the league’s 20th-ranked rate.
The Oilers have the eighth-best faceoff win rate in the NHL (51.5%).
The Oilers are shooting 10.1% (11th in the league).
The Oilers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.4 hits and 12.1 blocked shots per game.
Predators and Oilers Injury Report
Predators: Michael McCarron: Out (Upper Body)
Oilers: Kris Russell: Out (COVID-19 Protocols), Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)
Betting Tips for Predators vs. Oilers
Our best bet is Predators on the moneyline at -110 and after taking a look at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will be under the total of goals.
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