Flames Vs Oilers: Game 2 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 20, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 19, 2022

Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Scotiabank Saddledome showcases the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers squaring off at 10:30 PM ET on Friday, May 20, broadcast on ESPN. The Flames lead 1-0 in the series. The most recent betting odds set for this matchup show the Oilers listed at +145 to win on the moneyline. The Flames are currently -170 to emerge victorious for this contest. The over/under has been set at 6.5 in this matchup.

The betting facts in what follows are based off odds valid as of May 20, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Flames Vs Oilers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 20

Flames: Christopher Tanev: Out (Lower Body), Sean Monahan: Out (Hip)

Oilers: None

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Flames
Total Pick Under (6.5)
Spread Pick Flames (-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.

Flames Vs Oilers Team Stats

Flames Avg. (Rank) Oilers Avg. (Rank)
3.55 (6th) Goals Scored 3.48 (7th)
2.52 (3rd) Goals Allowed 3.06 (17th)
35.4 (3rd) Shots 33.9 (10th)
28.9 (5th) Shots Allowed 32.2 (20th)

Flames Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Johnny Gaudreau 82 40 74 114 262 6 +63
Matthew Tkachuk 82 42 62 104 253 12 +57
Elias Lindholm 82 42 40 82 235 10 +60
Andrew Mangiapane 82 35 20 55 185 8 +20
Rasmus Andersson 82 4 46 50 152 2 +28

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

Betting Trends

  • The Flames have been favored on the moneyline 73 times this season, and have finished 46-27 in those games.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Flames have an implied win probability of 63.0%.
  • This season the Oilers have been an underdog 23 times, and won nine, or 39.1%, of those games.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Oilers, based on the moneyline, is 40.8%.
  • Calgary’s 90 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6.5 goals 35 times.
  • Edmonton has played 47 games this season that ended with more than 6.5 goals.
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