Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Canucks versus the Oilers? The puck drops at 9:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB. The over/under for this Pacific division contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Oilers being favored by -1.5 at home against the Canucks.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS VS EDMONTON OILERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Edmonton Oilers -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Place at 9:30 ET on Tuesday, May 14th.

WHY BET THE EDMONTON OILERS:

  • Our prediction for this game is that the Oilers will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Oilers on the moneyline
  • The Oilers should also cover at -1.5

Will Vancouver Be The Talk of Rogers Place?

Heading into this game, Vancouver is in 3rd place in the Western Conference and 1st place in the Pacific Division. For the season, the Canucks have a record of 50-23-9 and have earned 109 points. On the road, Vancouver is 23-14-4.

Over their last ten games, the Canucks have gone 6-4, and they are 2-1 in their last three games. As the underdog this season, Vancouver has a record of 15-9-3.

On the season, the Canucks have gone 41-41 against the puck line and have been the underdog in 27 games. They have 31 wins by multiple goals and have gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last ten games.

So far, Vancouver has an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game and a road scoring margin of +.3 goals per contest. On the road, the Canucks' puck line record is 20-21, and they have gone 6-4 against the puck line in their last ten road games.

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.

The Canucks are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

On offense, the Canucks are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 6th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 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's leading scorer is Brock Boeser. So far, he has 40 goals which is 17th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Boeser has 33 assists this season.

Defensively, the Oilers are currently 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.9 shots per game against Edmonton. They also are 24th in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Arturs Silovs has started four games this season. His current record stands at 3-0, and his save percentage is 0.267%.

Does Edmonton Have What it Takes at Home?

At home this season, the Oilers have gone 28-9-4 and have been favored in 71 of their 82 games. In the Western Conference, Edmonton is in 5th place and 2nd in the Pacific Division. Over their last ten games, the Oilers have gone 5-5 and have lost two straight games.

Overall, the Oilers have a record of 49-27-6 and have 104 points. Against teams in the Western Conference, Edmonton has gone 30-20. Over their last five games, the Oilers have gone 3-2.

When favored, the Oilers have gone 34-37 on the puck line, and their average scoring margin in those games is +1.1 goals per contest. So far, they have 35 wins by multiple goals and 14 by just one goal.

Edmonton's puck line record at home this season is 23-18, and their average scoring margin there is +1.6 goals per game. So far, they have gone 5-5 on the puck line in their last ten home games and 2-8 in their previous ten games overall.

This season, Edmonton's games have an average of 6.5 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.6. The Oilers come in with an over/under performance of 35-44-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Vancouver has an puck line record of 3-0 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.

On offense, the Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game which is 4th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 1st in the league. This season, the Oilers are 33-18 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 16-8 record.

Edmonton's leading scorer is Zach Hyman. So far, he has 54 goals which is 3rd in the NHL. Hyman also comes into the game with 23 assists.

Defensively, the Oilers come into the season ranked 30th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.9 shots per game against Edmonton. For the season, they are ranked 24th in shutouts, coming in with 3 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%.