Oilers vs. Golden Knights NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Oilers vs. Golden Knights NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round features the Edmonton Oilers and the Vegas Golden Knights playing at 10:00 PM ET on Friday, May 12 on TNT, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The series record is tied at 2-2. The Golden Knights are underdogs (+115) against the Oilers (-135).

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Odds

  • Favorite: Oilers (-135)
  • Underdog: Golden Knights (+115)
  • Over/under: 6.5

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

This matchup between the Oilers and Golden Knights will begin on Friday, May 12, 2023. Expect to see the puck drop at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Oilers vs. Golden Knights

The Oilers and Golden Knights will hit the ice at T-Mobile Arena for this matchup on May 12, and if you would 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 TNT, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS.

Who Will Win Oilers vs. Golden Knights?

Oilers and Golden Knights Betting Trends

  • In 60 games this season, Edmonton and its opponent have combined for more than 6.5 goals.
  • Vegas has played 39 games this season with over 6.5 goals.
  • These teams score 7.2 goals per game combined, 0.7 more than this match’s over/under.
  • Combined, these teams allow 5.9 goals per game, 0.6 fewer than this match’s over/under.
  • The Oilers have been favored on the moneyline 71 times this season, and have gone 42-29 in those games.
  • This season the Golden Knights have won 19 of the 32 games, or 59.4%, in which they’ve been an underdog.

Oilers Stats & Insights

  • The Oilers are the top-scoring unit in the league with an average of 4.0 goals per game, resulting in 325 this season.
  • The Oilers are ranked 17th in total goals against, conceding 3.1 goals per game (256 total) in NHL play.
  • With a +69 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the league.
  • The Oilers’ 11.8% shooting percentage tops the NHL.
  • The Oilers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 22.9 hits and 12.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Oilers have claimed 70.0% of the possible points with a 6-2-2 record.
  • They are scoring at a 3.9 goals-per-game average (39 total) during that span.
  • Over on the defensive end, the Oilers have allowed 32 goals (3.2 per game) over those 10 outings.

Golden Knights Stats & Insights

  • The Golden Knights have scored 267 goals this season (3.3 per game) to rank 14th in the NHL.
  • The Golden Knights’ 225 total goals conceded (2.7 per game) rank 11th in the NHL.
  • Their +42 goal differential is ninth-best in the league.
  • The 10.3% shooting percentage the Golden Knights have amassed ranks 12th in the league.
  • The Golden Knights have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Over the past 10 contests, the Golden Knights are 7-3-0 (85.0% of possible points).
  • They have averaged 3.5 goals per game (35 total) during that span.
  • On the defensive end, the Golden Knights have given up 28 goals (2.8 per game) over 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.
  • Leon Draisaitl is contributing with 128 points (52 goals, 76 assists).
  • Stuart Skinner (29-14-5) has a 2.7 goals against average and a .913 save percentage (14th in the league).

Golden Knights Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Eichel’s 27 goals and 39 assists in 67 matchups give him 66 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Vegas’ Chandler Stephenson has racked up 65 total points (0.8 per game), with 16 goals and 49 assists.
  • Jonathan Quick’s record stands at 16-15-6 on the season, giving up 127 goals (3.4 goals against average) and amassing 952 saves with an .882 save percentage (46th in the league).

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Injuries

  • Oilers: Ryan Murray: Out (Back), Darnell Nurse: Out (Suspension), Mike Smith: Out (Undisclosed)
  • Golden Knights: Alex Pietrangelo: Out (Suspension), Robin Lehner: Out (Hip), Laurent Brossoit: Out (Lower Body), Nolan Patrick: Out (Upper Body), Logan Thompson: Out (Lower Body)

Oilers vs. Golden Knights Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Golden Knights (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (6.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Golden Knights 4 – Oilers 3

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