Don't miss out on the NHL showdown between the Oilers and Canucks. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on TNT, and it's hosted by the Canucks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC. Get ready to place your bets! The Oilers are favored by -1.5 in this Pacific division showdown. The game's over/under is currently at 6 goals.

EDMONTON OILERS VS VANCOUVER CANUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vancouver Canucks +1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Arena at 10:00 ET on Friday, May 10th.

WHY BET THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS:

  • In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Canucks winning this one 4-3.
  • We like the Canucks on the moneyline (+103)
  • The Canucks are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Do the Oilers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

On the season, the Oilers are 49-27-6 and sit 5th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Pacific Division. In their last ten games, they have gone 5-5 and have lost two straight games. On the road, Edmonton has gone 21-18-2 this season and have lost two straight road games.

When favored, the Oilers have gone 45-20-6 this season and have gone 30-20 against Western Conference opponents. In games against Pacific Division opponents, they have gone 18-8 this season. In their last three games, the Oilers have gone 2-1.

On the road this season, the Oilers have gone just 15-26 against the puck line, and their overall puck line record is 38-44. So far, Edmonton has 35 wins by multiple goals and 24 losses by more than one goal.

In their last ten games, the Oilers have a puck line record of just 3-7, and their average scoring margin on the road is -.2 goals per contest. Overall, Edmonton has been the favorite in 71 of their games, and their puck line record as the favorite is 34-37.

The average goal total for Edmonton's games is sitting at 6.5. The average over/under line for the season is 6.6. The Oilers come in with an over/under record of 35-44-3.

Through their last three road games, Edmonton has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 2-1 while averaging 3 goals per game.

The Oilers come into the game scoring an average of 3.6 goals per game, putting them 4th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 1st in the league. Coming into the game, the Oilers have a 33-18 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 16-8.

Edmonton's current leading scorer is Zach Hyman. This season, he has 54 goals, which puts him 3rd in the NHL. Hyman also comes into the game with 23 assists.

The Canucks defense is currently 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.5 shots per game against Vancouver. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 8th with 6 shutouts.

Goalie Stuart Skinner gets the start and has made 57 starts this season. His record at this point is 36-16, and his save percentage is 0.931%.

Will the Canucks Make it Happen at Home?

At home this season, the Canucks have gone 27-9-5 and have been the underdog in 27 games, going 15-9-3 in those contests. In the Western Conference, Vancouver is in third place with a record of 50-23-9 and 109 points. Over their last ten games, the Canucks have gone 7-3, and over their last five, they are 4-1. In the Pacific Division, Vancouver is in first place.

On the year, the Canucks have been the favorite in 55 games, going 35-14-6 in those contests. Against other Western Conference teams, Vancouver has gone 29-21, and over their last three games, they are 2-1. Overall, the Canucks have gone 50-23-9.

On the season, Vancouver has gone 41-41 against the puck line, including a mark of 21-20 at home. So far, the Canucks have 31 wins by multiple goals and 19 by just one goal. In their last ten home games, the team is just 3-7 against the puck line.

Overall, Vancouver has an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game, and they have gone 22-33 against the puck line as the favorite. In their last ten games, the Canucks have gone 7-3 against the puck line.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Vancouver is 6.1. The season's average over/under line is currently at 6.3. The Canucks come in with an over/under record of 41-37-4.

In their last three games away from home, the Oilers have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team's offense averaged 3 goals per game in these contests.

When looking at their offense, the Canucks have an average of 3.4 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 6th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 26th in the league. This season, the Canucks have a 27-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 22-13 record.

Vancouver will be looking for a good game from Brock Boeser who leads the team in scoring with 40 goals, ranking 17th in the NHL. Boeser also comes into the game with 33 assists.

Defensively, the Canucks are currently 26th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.5 shots per game against Vancouver. They also are 8th in shutouts, coming in with 6 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Edmonton, goalie Arturs Silovs has started four games in this season. His current record is 3-0, and his save percentage stands at 0.267%.