Oilers vs. Golden Knights NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Oilers vs. Golden Knights NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Monday will see the Edmonton Oilers and Vegas Golden Knights square off, beginning at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The series is tied up 1-1. Oddsmakers favor the Oilers in this matchup, giving them -187 moneyline odds against the Golden Knights (+156).

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Odds

  • Favorite: Oilers (-187)
  • Underdog: Golden Knights (+156)
  • Over/under: 6.5

When is Oilers vs. Golden Knights and when does it start?

This contest between the Oilers and Golden Knights will go down on Monday, May 8, 2023. You can expect the puck drop at 8:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Oilers vs. Golden Knights

The Oilers and Golden Knights will hit the ice at Rogers Place for this matchup on May 8, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

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

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Who Will Win Oilers vs. Golden Knights?

Oilers and Golden Knights Betting Trends

  • Edmonton’s 90 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6.5 goals 60 times.
  • Vegas has played 39 games this season that ended with more than 6.5 goals.
  • These two teams rack up 7.2 goals per match between them, 0.7 more than this game’s total.
  • Opponents of these teams average 5.9 goals per game combined, 0.6 fewer than this match’s total.
  • The Oilers have been a moneyline favorite 69 times this season, and have gone 41-28 in those games.
  • The Golden Knights have been listed as an underdog 30 times this season, and won 18, or 60.0%, of those games.

Oilers Stats & Insights

  • The Oilers average 4.0 goals per game, for a total of 325, which leads the NHL.
  • On defense, the Oilers have conceded 256 goals (3.1 per game) to rank 17th in NHL play.
  • The team’s goal differential is second-best in the league at +69.
  • The Oilers have an 11.8% shooting percentage as a team (leading the league).
  • The Oilers average 22.9 hits and 12.6 blocked shots per game.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Oilers are 7-1-2 to earn 75.0% of the possible points.
  • They have put up 41 goals during that time.
  • On the defensive end, the Oilers have allowed 2.9 goals per game (29 total) over those 10 matchups.

Golden Knights Stats & Insights

  • The Golden Knights have the league’s 14th-ranked scoring offense (267 total goals, 3.3 per game).
  • The Golden Knights’ 225 total goals allowed (2.7 per game) rank 11th in the NHL.
  • Their +42 goal differential is ninth-best in the league.
  • The Golden Knights are shooting 10.3% (12th in the league).
  • The Golden Knights have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Over the last 10 contests, the Golden Knights have claimed 80.0% of the possible points with a 7-2-1 record.
  • They have totaled 34 goals over that time.
  • On the defensive end, the Golden Knights have allowed 2.5 goals per game (25 total) in those 10 outings.

Oilers Key Players to Watch

  • One of Edmonton’s top offensives player this season is Connor McDavid, who has 153 points (64 goals, 89 assists) and plays an average of 22:23 per game.
  • Leon Draisaitl is another leading option for Edmonton with 128 points (1.6 per game), scoring 52 goals and adding 76 assists.
  • Stuart Skinner (29-14-5) has a goals against average of 2.7 on the season, and 1403 saves. His .913 save percentage ranks 14th in the league.

Golden Knights Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Eichel is a top offensive contributor for his squad with 66 points (one per game). He has recorded 27 goals and 39 assists in 67 games (playing 18:46 per game).
  • Chandler Stephenson has made a major impact for Vegas this season with 65 points, thanks to 16 goals and 49 assists.
  • Vegas’ Jonathan Quick is 16-15-6 this season, amassing 952 saves and permitting 127 goals (3.4 goals against average) with an .882 save percentage (46th in the league).

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Injuries

  • Oilers: Ryan Murray: Out (Back), Mattias Janmark: Questionable (Undisclosed), Mike Smith: Out (Undisclosed)
  • Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: Out (Hip), Nolan Patrick: Out (Upper Body), Logan Thompson: Out (Lower Body)

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Oilers (-1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (6.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Oilers 4 – Golden Knights 3

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