Oilers Vs Kings: Game 4 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 8, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 7, 2022

Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round on Sunday, May 8 showcases the Edmonton Oilers visiting the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center at 10:00 PM ET on CBC. The Oilers lead 2-1 in the series. The most recent betting lines show that the Kings are +140 on the moneyline and the Oilers are -160 to win this matchup. This matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals.

The betting trends in the following article are based off odds valid as of May 8, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Oilers Vs Kings Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 8

Oilers: None

Kings: Drew Doughty: Out (Wrist), Viktor Arvidsson: Out (Lower Body), Carl Grundstrom: Questionable (Undisclosed), Sean Walker: Out (Lower Body)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Kings
Total Pick Under (6.5)
Spread Pick Kings (+1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Oilers Vs Kings Team Stats

Oilers Avg. (Rank) Kings Avg. (Rank)
3.48 (7th) Goals Scored 2.87 (20th)
3.06 (17th) Goals Allowed 2.84 (8th)
33.9 (10th) Shots 34.9 (5th)
32.2 (20th) Shots Allowed 28.5 (2nd)

Oilers Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Connor McDavid 80 44 79 123 314 10 +28
Leon Draisaitl 80 55 55 110 278 24 +17
Zach Hyman 76 27 27 54 213 5 -10
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 63 10 40 50 153 1 +3
Evan Bouchard 81 12 31 43 205 2 +9

Kings Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Anze Kopitar 81 19 48 67 210 5 -5
Adrian Kempe 78 35 19 54 247 6 -2
Phillip Danault 79 27 24 51 194 2 +15
Trevor Moore 81 17 33 50 202 1 +23
Viktor Arvidsson 66 20 28 48 227 4 +2

Betting Trends

  • The Oilers have been favored on the moneyline 57 times this season, and have finished 40-17 in those games.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Oilers’ implied win probability is 61.5%.
  • The Kings have been listed as an underdog 48 times this season, and won 18, or 37.5%, of those games.
  • The moneyline set for this outing implies a 41.7% chance of victory for the Kings.
  • In 45 games this season, Edmonton and its opponent have combined for more than 6.5 goals.
  • Los Angeles’ games this season have had over 6.5 goals 32 of 85 times.
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