Oilers vs. Kings NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Oilers vs. Kings NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Sunday’s playoff slate includes the Edmonton Oilers visiting the Los Angeles Kings for Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, beginning at 9:00 PM ET on TBS, CBC, SportsNet, TVAS, and BSW. The Kings lead the series 2-1. The Oilers are the favorite (-168) in this matchup against the Kings (+142).

Oilers vs. Kings Odds

  • Favorite: Oilers (-168)
  • Underdog: Kings (+142)
  • Over/under: 6.5

When is Oilers vs. Kings and when does it start?

This contest between the Oilers and Kings will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2023. You should expect the puck drop at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Oilers vs. Kings

The Oilers and Kings will take to the ice at Crypto.com Arena for this matchup on April 23, and if you would like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TBS, CBC, SportsNet, TVAS, and BSW.

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Who Will Win Oilers vs. Kings?

Oilers and Kings Betting Trends

  • In 56 of 85 matches this season, Edmonton and its opponent have combined for more than 6.5 goals.
  • Los Angeles has played 42 games this season that ended with over 6.5 goals.
  • The teams combine to score 7.3 goals per game, 0.8 more than this match’s total.
  • Opponents of these teams average 6.2 goals per game combined, 0.3 fewer than this match’s over/under.
  • The Oilers have put together a 37-27 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Kings have won 22, or 50.0%, of the 44 games they have played as an underdog this season.

Oilers Stats & Insights

  • The Oilers rank first in the NHL with 325 total goals this season, averaging 4.0 per game.
  • The Oilers rank 17th in total goals against, allowing 3.1 goals per game (256 total) in NHL action.
  • The team’s goal differential is second-best in the league at +69.
  • The Oilers’ 11.8% shooting percentage tops the league.
  • The Oilers’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.9 hits and 12.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Oilers have gone 8-0-2 (80.0% of possible points).
  • They have scored 36 goals during that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive end, the Oilers have given up only 15 goals (1.5 per game) over those 10 matchups.

Kings Stats & Insights

  • The Kings’ 274 total goals (3.3 per game) are the 10th-most in the NHL.
  • The Kings have conceded 254 total goals (3.1 per game) to rank 16th.
  • Their 14th-ranked goal differential is +20.
  • The Kings’ collective 10.3% shooting percentage ranks 12th in the league.
  • The Kings have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 21.2 hits and 15.9 blocked shots per game.
  • In the last 10 contests, the Kings have claimed 80.0% of the possible points with a 6-4-0 record.
  • They are scoring at a 3.0 goals-per-game average (30 total) during that span.
  • Defensively, the Kings have allowed 24 goals (2.4 per game) in those 10 outings.

Oilers Key Players to Watch

  • Connor McDavid has been vital to Edmonton this season, with 153 points in 82 games.
  • Leon Draisaitl has 52 goals and 76 assists to total 128 points (1.6 per game).
  • Stuart Skinner has a record of 29-14-5. He has allowed 132 goals (2.73 goals against average) and racked up 1403 saves.

Kings Key Players to Watch

  • Anze Kopitar has totaled 28 goals (0.3 per game) and collected 46 assists (0.6 per game), taking 2.1 shots per game and shooting 16.6%. That makes him among the leaders for Los Angeles with 74 total points (0.9 per game).
  • Kevin Fiala’s 72 points this season, including 23 goals and 49 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Los Angeles.
  • Los Angeles’ Joonas Korpisalo is 18-14-4 this season, amassing 1102 saves and allowing 104 goals (2.9 goals against average) with a .914 save percentage (14th in the league).

Oilers vs. Kings Injuries

  • Oilers: Ryan Murray: Out (Back), Mattias Janmark: Questionable (Lower Body), Mike Smith: Out (Undisclosed)
  • Kings: Kevin Fiala: Out (Lower Body), Blake Lizotte: Out (Lower Body)

Oilers vs. Kings Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Kings (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (6.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Kings 4 – Oilers 3

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