Oilers vs. Kings Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 5

by | May 9, 2022

The Edmonton Oilers ready for Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs First Round against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Place on Tuesday, May 10, starting at 10:00 PM ET. The series is tied 2-2. The bookmakers have made the Oilers solid favorites at -216 on the moneyline, and the Kings are at +179. Find more below on the Oilers vs. Kings betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Oilers vs. Kings Spread and Betting Line

Oilers vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Oilers -216 Kings +179

Oilers vs. Kings Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta
  • Arena: Rogers Place

Computer Predictions for Oilers vs. Kings

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

Oilers vs. Kings Betting Trends

  • Through 62 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Edmonton has been victorious 42 times.
  • The Oilers have won 14 of the 17 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -216.
  • Edmonton has a 68.4% chance of winning this game, according to the moneyline odds.
  • Edmonton Oilers Leaders

  • Connor McDavid has been vital to Edmonton this season, with 123 points in 80 games.
  • Leon Draisaitl is another top contributor for Edmonton with 110 points (1.4 per game), scoring 55 goals and adding 55 assists.
  • Zach Hyman has scored 27 goals and added 27 assists through 76 games for Edmonton.
  • Mikko Koskinen (27-12-4) has a goals against average of 3.1 on the season, and 1261 saves. His .903 save percentage ranks 47th in the league.
  • Edmonton Oilers Season Stats

  • The Oilers offense’s 285 total goals (3.5 per game) are ranked seventh in the league this year.
  • The Oilers rank 18th in total goals against, conceding 3.1 goals per game (251 total) in NHL play.
  • The team is ranked 11th in goal differential at +34.
  • The 60 power-play goals the Oilers have scored this season have come on 235 power-play chances, ranking them seventh-best in the NHL.
  • The Oilers’ 25.5% power-play conversion rate ranks third-best in the league this season.
  • The Oilers’ offense has netted 11 shorthanded goals this season (third among all teams).
  • The Oilers kill 79.4% of their opponent’s power plays, the 17th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Oilers win the ninth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 51.2%.
  • The Oilers shoot 10.2% as a team, ranked 11th-best in the league.
  • The Oilers’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.6 hits and 12.4 blocked shots per game.
  • Kings vs. Oilers Betting Trends

  • The Kings have claimed an upset victory in 20, or 40.0%, of the 50 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • Los Angeles has a record of 6-2 in games when oddsmakers list them +179 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline in this matchup, that the Kings have a 35.8% chance to win.
  • Los Angeles Kings Leaders

  • Anze Kopitar is an important part of the offense for Los Angeles, with 67 points this season. He has put up 19 goals and 48 assists in 81 games.
  • Adrian Kempe is a top scorer for Los Angeles, with 54 total points this season. He has netted 35 goals and provided 19 assists in 78 games.
  • Phillip Danault has scored 27 goals and contributed 24 assists for Los Angeles, giving him a point total of 51.
  • Jonathan Quick has a 23-13-9 record this season, with a .910 save percentage (35th in the league). In 46 games, he has 1168 saves, and has conceded 116 goals (2.6 goals against average).
  • Los Angeles Kings Season Stats

  • The Kings have scored 235 goals this season (2.9 per game) to rank 20th in the league.
  • The Kings’ 232 total goals given up (2.8 per game) are the ninth-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their 17th-ranked goal differential is +3.
  • The Kings have put up 39 power-play goals this season (25th in the NHL) on 248 power-play chances.
  • The Kings have the NHL’s 27th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 15.7%.
  • The Kings have scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (third among NHL squads).
  • The Kings’ 22nd-ranked penalty kill rate is 76.7%.
  • The Kings have the fifth-best faceoff win rate in the NHL (52.2%).
  • The Kings’ collective 8.2% shooting percentage ranks 32nd in the league.
  • The Kings have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 20.3 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
  • Oilers and Kings Injury Report

    Oilers: Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder)

    Kings: Viktor Arvidsson: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Drew Doughty: Out For Season (Wrist), Sean Walker: Out For Season (Lower body)

    Betting Tips for Oilers vs. Kings

    Our best bet is Oilers on the moneyline at -216 and against the spread (-1.5) after looking at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will stay under the total of 6.5 goals.

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