Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 5/10/2024 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds

Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks

Date: Friday, May 10, 2024

Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC


Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-140) Canucks (+115)

The Vancouver Canucks will take on the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Arena on Friday in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The Canucks lead the series 1-0. The moneyline on this contest has Edmonton at -140 while Vancouver is priced at +115. The total has been set at 7.

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The Edmonton Oilers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-4 defeat to the Canucks in Game 1. The Oilers had a solid offensive outing in the defeat. For the game, they earned a goal on 4 of the 18 shots they put on net. They also had 1 chance with extra men on the ice and were able to notch 1 goal. Edmonton accumulated 8 penalty minutes for this contest.

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Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 258 power play opportunities (9th in the league) and have earned 53 goals in those chances. The Oilers so far have had 2,307 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .898. Edmonton has tried 2,768 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.6%. When playing at even strength, the Oilers have allowed the opponent to score 183 goals while having 228 when they are on offense. Edmonton has accounted for 243 power play opportunities and they have notched 64 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 26.34%. For the year, they have scored 104 points and their points percentage is .634. In relation to their goal scoring prowess, the Edmonton Oilers have racked up 292 goals (4th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have given up 236.

The player protecting the goal in this game is Stuart Skinner. Throughout his time in hockey, Skinner has recorded 70 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .593. His save percentage currently is .909 during his 7,058 mins guarding the cage. Skinner has seen 3,494 shots taken against him and he has 3,177 saves. Opponents have scored 317 goals versus Skinner in his career and his goals against rate is 2.69. He has an overall mark of 72-36-10 and he has gotten the start in 118 games. Skinner has taken the ice for 123 contests throughout his hockey career.

In Game 1, Vancouver had 3 power play attempts in this game but weren’t able to finish one of them with a goal. The Canucks converted 5 goals of the 24 shots on goal they were seeking.

On the season, the Vancouver Canucks have earned a total of 279 goals, 109 points, as well as a points percentage of .665. They have allowed 221 goals to be scored by of a combination of 168 goals at even strength and 53 goals while they were shorthanded. The Canucks have scored 221 goals at even strength and 58 goals (10th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 257 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 22.57%. Vancouver has taken 2,328 shots (26th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.98%, while allowing the other team 2,343 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 79.13% on their opponents 254 chances on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.6%.

On the other side of the ice you will find Arturs Silovs protecting the net. He has accrued 212 saves out of 236 shots taken against him, giving him a save % of .898. Silovs is sitting with a lifetime mark of 6-2-1 and has been in net for 9 contests. He was named a starter in 9 games and has played 549 mins. Silovs quality start rate comes out to 66.7% and he has made 6 quality starts in his NHL career. The opposition is averaging 2.62 goals per contest and he has given up 24 goals overall.

Who will win tonight’s NHL game against the spread or moneyline?

Parlays Pundit’s Pick: Take Vancouver (+115) and under 6.5 goals

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