Penguins vs. Oilers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/26/2022
The Pittsburgh Penguins (45-24-11) host the Edmonton Oilers (46-27-6) on Tuesday, April 26, with both teams coming off a loss in their last game. Penguins (-167) versus Oilers (+138) has a clear favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Penguins vs. Oilers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Penguins vs. Oilers Spread and Betting Line
Penguins vs Oilers Betting Information
Penguins vs. Oilers Game Info
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Arena: PPG Paints Arena
Computer Predictions for Penguins vs. Oilers
Computer picks for Penguins vs Oilers
Penguins 4 Oilers 3
Penguins vs. Oilers Betting Trends
In 58 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Pittsburgh has won 35 of those games.
In 31 games with moneyline oddds lower than -167, the Penguins have 21 wins.
Pittsburgh has a 62.5% chance of winning this game, based on the moneyline odds.
Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders
Sidney Crosby is one of Pittsburgh’s top contributors with 84 points. He has 31 goals and 53 assists this season.
Jake Guentzel has 40 goals and 43 assists to total 83 points (1.1 per game).
Kris Letang’s season total of 67 points has come from nine goals and 58 assists.
Tristan Jarry (34-18-6) has a 2.4 goals against average and a .919 save percentage (seventh-best in the league).
Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats
The Penguins are ranked 11th in the league with 263 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
On defense, the Penguins have been one of the best units in league competition, allowing 214 goals to rank fourth.
With a +49 goal differential, they’re ranked ninth-best in the league.
The 50 power-play goals the Penguins have recorded this season (on 241 power-play chances) rank 14th in the NHL.
The Penguins rank 17th in the league with a 20.7% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Penguins’ three shorthanded goals this season rank 28th.
The Penguins kill 85.7% of opponent power plays, currently the second-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
With a 50.9% faceoff win percentage, the Penguins have the 12th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
The Penguins connect on 9.5% of their shots, ranking 14th in the NHL.
The Penguins’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 24.6 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
Oilers vs. Penguins Betting Trends
This season the Oilers have eight wins in the 24 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Edmonton has won one of its seven games when it is the underdog by +138 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline implies a 42.0% chance of victory for the Oilers.
Edmonton Oilers Leaders
Connor McDavid’s 43 goals and 75 assists in 78 matchups give him 118 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Leon Draisaitl has made a big impact for Edmonton this season with 108 points, thanks to 55 goals and 53 assists.
Zach Hyman has scored 25 goals and contributed 26 assists for Edmonton, giving him a point total of 51.
Edmonton’s Mikko Koskinen is 25-12-4 this season, compiling 1182 saves and permitting 130 goals (3.1 goals against average) with a .901 save percentage (37th in the league).
Edmonton Oilers Season Stats
The Oilers have scored the seventh-most goals (273 goals, 3.5 per game) in the NHL.
The Oilers’ 244 total goals given up (3.1 per game) rank 18th in the NHL.
Their +29 goal differential ranks 12th in the league.
The Oilers have put up 57 power-play goals this season, which are seventh-best in the NHL (on 226 power-play chances).
The Oilers have the league’s fourth-best power-play conversion rate of 25.2%.
The Oilers have recorded 11 shorthanded goals.
The 79.2% penalty-kill percentage the Oilers have amassed is the league’s 18th-ranked rate.
The Oilers win 51.5% of their faceoffs. That’s the eighth-best rate in the NHL.
The 10.2% shooting percentage the Oilers have amassed ranks 11th in the league.
The Oilers have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
Penguins and Oilers Injury Report
Penguins: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Undisclosed)
Oilers: Jesse Puljujarvi: Day To Day (Illness), Oscar Klefbom: Out (Shoulder), Darnell Nurse: Out (Lower Body)
We have the Penguins -167 on the moneyline as our best bet in this contest after taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will finish under the total of goals, with the covering the spread.
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