Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 5/10/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (+146) Oilers (-178)
The Edmonton Oilers will take on the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Place on Tuesday in Game 5 of their series. The series is tied 2-2. The moneyline on this game has the Kings at +146 while the Oilers are priced at -178. The betting total comes in at 7.
The Los Angeles Kings will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4-0 win over the Oilers in Game 4. The Kings had a impressive offensive outing in the victory. In the game, they tallied a score on 4 of the 46 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 3 power play opportunities but didn't net one. Los Angeles accrued 42 minutes in the box in this contest.
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Los Angeles Kings opponents have earned 227 power play tries (18th in the NHL) and have tallied 53 goals in those chances. The Kings have had 2,341 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .901. Los Angeles has taken 2,865 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.2%. While playing at even strength, the Kings have surrendered 179 goals while earning 195 on the offensive side of the ice. Los Angeles is sitting with 248 power play chances and they have added 40 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 16.13%. For the current season, they have earned 99 points and their points % is .604. With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the Los Angeles Kings have earned 235 goals (20th in hockey) for the season and have given up 232.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Jonathan Quick. During his career on the ice, Quick is sitting with 379 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .540. His save percentage currently is .913 for his 41,517 minutes on the ice. Quick has seen 19,162 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 17,489 saves. Opponents have tallied 1,673 goals against Quick in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.42. He has accumulated an overall mark of 359-262-78 and he has started in 702 games. Quick has been in net for 712 games over the course of his hockey career.
In their Game 4 loss, the Oilers had 3 opportunities on the power play in this one but didn't score a goal. The Oilers scored 0 goals out of the 31 shots on goal they were seeking.
For the season, the Edmonton Oilers have earned a total of 285 goals, 104 points, in addition to a points percentage of .634. They have allowed 251 goals to be scored by of a combination of 199 goals at even strength and 52 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Oilers have tallied 224 goals at even strength and 61 goals (7th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have a total of 235 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 25.96%. Edmonton has taken 2,790 shots (10th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 10.22%, while allowing the opposition 2,647 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 79.37% on their opponents 252 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 90.5%.
Across the rink you are likely to see Mike Smith in goal. Teams are averaging 2.70 goals/game and he has relinquished 1,720 goals overall. Smith's percentage of quality starts comes out to 53.4% and he has 335 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has started in 627 games and has played 38,260 mins. Smith has earned a career mark of 299-263-78 and has been in goal for 670 games. He has a tally of 17,869 saves out of 19,589 shots taken, which gives him a rate of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Edmonton (-178) and under 6.5 goals
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