Penguins vs. Oilers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/26/2022

by | Apr 25, 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
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Penguins -167 Oilers +138

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
Score Prediction
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)

    Betting Tips for Penguins vs. Oilers

    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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