Oilers Vs Kings: Game 6 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

The Edmonton Oilers go on the road to play the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round on Thursday, May 12, beginning at 10:00 PM ET. The Kings are ahead in the series 3-2. The most recent betting lines reveal that the Kings are +120 on the moneyline and the Oilers are -135 to win this matchup. This contest has an over/under of 6.5 goals.

The insights in this article use the latest odds as of May 12, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Oilers Vs Kings Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 12

Oilers: Darnell Nurse: Out (Suspension)

Kings: Drew Doughty: Out (Wrist), Viktor Arvidsson: Out (Lower Body), 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 won 40 of their 59 games when listed as a moneyline favorite this season (67.8%).
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Oilers a 57.4% chance to win.
  • The Kings have won 20, or 40.0%, of the 50 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • The moneyline in this contest implies a 45.5% chance of victory for the Kings.
  • In 46 of 87 matches this season, Edmonton and its opponent have combined to finish above 6.5 goals.
  • Los Angeles’ games this season have had over 6.5 goals 33 of 87 times.
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