Flames Vs Oilers: Game 5 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 26, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 25, 2022

The Edmonton Oilers go on the road to square off with the Calgary Flames for Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Thursday, May 26, starting at 9:30 PM ET. The Oilers hold a 3-1 advantage in the series. The latest betting odds set for this matchup have the Oilers listed at +130 to win on the moneyline. The Flames are currently -150 to claim victory for this contest. The total is 6.5 for this contest.

The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of May 26, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Flames Vs Oilers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 26

Flames: Sean Monahan: Out (Hip)

Oilers: Evander Kane: Probable (Personal)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Flames
Total Pick Under (6.5)
Spread Pick Oilers (+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 74 times this season, and have finished 46-28 in those games.
  • The Flames have a 60.0% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • The Oilers have been an underdog in 24 games this season, and won 10 (41.7%).
  • The implied probability of a win by the Oilers, based on the moneyline, is 43.5%.
  • Calgary’s games this season have gone over this matchup’s total of 6.5 goals 37 times.
  • Edmonton has played 49 games this season with over 6.5 goals.
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