Oilers vs. Kings NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Oilers vs. Kings NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

The Edmonton Oilers take the ice for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round Saturday against the Los Angeles Kings, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TBS, CBC, SportsNet, TVAS, and BSSC. The Oilers are up 3-2 in the series. Oddsmakers give the Oilers -169 odds on the moneyline in this decisive matchup with the Kings (+143).

Oilers vs. Kings Odds

  • Favorite: Oilers (-169)
  • Underdog: Kings (+143)
  • Over/under: 6.5

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

This contest between the Oilers and Kings is scheduled to start on Saturday, April 29, 2023. You can expect the puck drop at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Oilers vs. Kings

The Oilers and Kings will hit the ice at Crypto.com Arena for this matchup on April 29, and if you want to catch the game 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 BSSC.

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Who Will Win Oilers vs. Kings?

Oilers and Kings Betting Trends

  • Edmonton and its opponent have gone over 6.5 combined goals in 58 of 87 games this season.
  • Los Angeles’ games this season have had more than 6.5 goals 44 of 87 times.
  • These teams score a combined 7.3 goals per game, 0.8 more than this match’s over/under.
  • Combined, these teams surrender 6.2 goals per game, 0.3 fewer than this match’s over/under.
  • The Oilers have won 39 of their 66 games when favored on the moneyline this season (59.1%).
  • This season the Kings have won 22 of the 46 games, or 47.8%, in which they’ve been an underdog.

Oilers Stats & Insights

  • The Oilers average 4.0 goals per game, for a total of 325, which leads the NHL.
  • The Oilers are ranked 17th in total goals against, conceding 3.1 goals per game (256 total) in league action.
  • The team’s goal differential is second-best in the league at +69.
  • The Oilers shoot 11.8% as a team, top in 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.
  • In their past 10 matchups, the Oilers are 8-0-2 to earn 80.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 3.9 goals per game (39 total) during that span.
  • On the defensive side, the Oilers have given up 22 goals (2.2 per game) over those 10 outings.

Kings Stats & Insights

  • The Kings’ 274 total goals (3.3 per game) are the 10th-most in the league.
  • The Kings have conceded 254 total goals (3.1 per game) to rank 16th.
  • They have a +20 goal differential, which ranks 14th in the league.
  • The Kings are shooting 10.3% (12th in the league).
  • The Kings have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • In their past 10 games, the Kings are 4-5-1 to earn 65.0% of the possible points.
  • They have totaled 30 goals over that span.
  • Defensively, the Kings have given up 33 goals (3.3 per game) in those 10 outings.

Oilers Key Players to Watch

  • Connor McDavid is one of Edmonton’s top contributors with 153 points. He has 64 goals and 89 assists this season.
  • Through 80 games, Leon Draisaitl has 52 goals and 76 assists.
  • Stuart Skinner has a record of 29-14-5. He has conceded 132 goals (2.7 goals against average) and racked up 1403 saves with a .913 save percentage (14th in the league).

Kings Key Players to Watch

  • Anze Kopitar is a top offensive contributor for his team with 74 points (0.9 per game). He has scored 28 goals and 46 assists in 82 games (playing 20:17 per game).
  • Kevin Fiala is key for Los Angeles’ attack with 72 total points (1.0 per game), including 23 goals and 49 assists through 69 games.
  • Joonas Korpisalo has an 18-14-4 record this season, with a .914 save percentage (13th in the league). In 39 games, he has 1102 saves, and has given up 104 goals (2.9 goals against average).

Oilers vs. Kings Injuries

  • Oilers: Ryan Murray: Out (Back), Mattias Janmark: Questionable (Lower Body), Mike Smith: Out (Undisclosed)
  • Kings: Blake Lizotte: Questionable (Lower Body), Arthur Kaliyev: Probable (Illness)

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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