Oilers vs. Sharks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/28/2022
The Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks — the former coming off a victory, the latter a loss — will play on Thursday at 9:00 PM ET, at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The oddsmakers have made the Oilers big favorites at -347 on the moneyline, and the Sharks are at +268. Find more below on the Oilers vs. Sharks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Oilers vs. Sharks Spread and Betting Line
Oilers vs Sharks Betting Information
Oilers vs. Sharks Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- Location: Edmonton, Alberta
- Arena: Rogers Place
Computer Predictions for Oilers vs. Sharks
Computer picks for Oilers vs Sharks
Oilers 4 Sharks 2
Oilers vs. Sharks Betting Trends
Edmonton has gone 38-17 as the oddsmakers’ choice this season.
In one game with moneyline odds shorter than -347 this season, the Oilers have won every time.
Per the moneyline odds, Edmonton has a 77.6% chance of winning this contest.
Edmonton Oilers Leaders
Connor McDavid is one of Edmonton’s top contributors with 122 points. He has 44 goals and 78 assists this season.
Leon Draisaitl has 55 goals and 54 assists to total 109 points (1.4 per game).
Zach Hyman’s season total of 52 points has come from 26 goals and 26 assists.
Mikko Koskinen has a record of 25-12-4. He has allowed 130 goals (3.12 goals against average) and recorded 1182 saves.
Edmonton Oilers Season Stats
The Oilers offense’s 278 total goals (3.5 per game) are ranked seventh in the league this year.
On defense, the Oilers have allowed 245 goals (3.1 per game) to rank 17th in league play.
The team is ranked 11th in goal differential at +33.
The 59 power-play goals the Oilers have put up this season have come on 230 power-play chances, ranking them seventh-best in the NHL.
The Oilers’ offense ranks fourth the league with a 25.7% power-play conversion rate.
The Oilers’ 11 shorthanded goals this season rank third.
The Oilers kill 79.5% of their opponent’s power plays, the 15th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
The Oilers’ players win 51.4% of their faceoffs to rank eighth in the league.
The Oilers have a 10.2% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 11th in the league.
The Oilers’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.6 hits and 12.3 blocked shots per game.
Sharks vs. Oilers Betting Trends
The Sharks have claimed an upset victory in 18, or 31.0%, of the 58 games they have played while the underdog this season.
San Jose is 1-3 when it is the underdog by +268 or longer on the moneyline.
Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline in this matchup, that the Sharks have a 27.2% chance to win.
San Jose Sharks Leaders
Timo Meier is a top offensive contributor for his club with 76 points (1.0 per game). He has recorded 35 goals and 41 assists in 75 games (playing 19:08 per game).
San Jose’s Tomas Hertl has racked up 64 total points (0.8 per game), with 30 goals and 34 assists.
Brent Burns has scored 10 goals and contributed 44 assists for San Jose, giving him a point total of 54.
San Jose’s James Reimer is 19-17-9 this season, compiling 1295 saves and permitting 124 goals (2.8 goals against average) with a .913 save percentage (18th in the league).
San Jose Sharks Season Stats
The Sharks have scored 207 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 30th in the league.
The Sharks’ 253 total goals conceded (3.2 per game) rank 21st in the league.
They have a -46 goal differential, which ranks 24th in the league.
The Sharks have scored 40 power-play goals this season, which ranks 23rd in the NHL (on 213 power-play chances).
The Sharks’ power-play conversion rate (18.8%) ranks 22nd in the league.
The Sharks have scored four shorthanded goals this season (24th in the NHL).
The 85.3% of opponent power plays the Sharks kill is the second-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Sharks win 49.6% of their faceoffs. That’s the 16th-ranked rate in the NHL.
The 8.9% shooting percentage the Sharks have compiled ranks 27th in the league.
The Sharks have not had a shutout win yet this season.
Oilers and Sharks Injury Report
Oilers: Jesse Puljujarvi: Day To Day (Illness), Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder), Darnell Nurse: Out (Lower Body)
Sharks: Nikolai Knyzhov: Out For Season (Lower-body), Radim Simek: Out (Lower-body), Kevin Labanc: Out For Season (Shoulder), Erik Karlsson: Day To Day (Lower-body)
After digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is Oilers on the moneyline at -347 and against the spread (-1.5). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 6.5 goals.
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