The Los Angeles Kings bounce after falling in the hands of the Edmonton Oilers for two consecutive games. With the series tied, they now get a chance to take the lead and secure their first road victory. The series is packed with edge-of-your-seat action. That said, Nitrobetting shares important talking points of the game.
Nitrobetting is ready to dish out some slick assists to get bets into the back of the net. This time, let’s break down the upcoming 2022 Stanley Cup PLayoffs matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and the Edmonton Oilers. Be sure to be on the lookout for updated NHL odds at our online Bitcoin sportsbook before placing your bets.
Kings vs. Oilers Game 5 Information
- When: Tuesday, May 10, 2021, 10:00 PM ET
- Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB, Canada
- TV: ESP2, CBC, SN, TVAS, BSSC
- Radio: AM 570 LA Sports (Kings) // CHED 630-AM (Oilers)
- Live Stream: NHL Live
- NHL Betting Odds: Kings (+189) / Oilers(-222)
Why Bet on the Los Angeles Kings?
It’s a different story for the Kings. The team averages 2.5 goals per game in the playoffs and is held to 6.7% of their power play opportunities. Phillip Danault leads the lineup with two goals to his name. Trevor Moore and Adrian Kempe prove their worth in the playoffs with three assists and 18 shots on goal, respectively. Looking at how Los Angeles performs on the defensive end, the team allows 4.25 goals per game and holds teams’ power-play opportunities to 64.3%. Jonathan Quick gave up 13 goals on 123 shots, while Cal Petersen allowed four goals on 20 shots.
The Los Angeles Kings remained resilient in their last two games and tied the series following a 4-0 victory over Edmonton. During the season, the team found the back of the net 239 times and a 20th-best offensive rank in the NHL. The team stays productive on the defensive end and is the eighth-ranked team in the league, allowing opponents to average 2.83 goals per game. Going over the Kings’ opponent-adjusted scoring margin, the team faces the Oilers as the 17th-ranked team in the league.
Why Bet on the Edmonton Oilers?
The Oilers average 4.25 goals per game in the playoffs on 35.7% of their power-play chances. Evander Kane leads the lineup with five goals to his name, while Connor McDavid has five assists, and Zach Hyman remains productive with 18 shots on goal. Looking at the defense, the Kings allow 4.25 goals per game and prevent 64.3% of their opponent’s power plays. Jonathan Quick has been instrumental for Edmonton with 13 goals on 123 shots faced. Meanwhile, Cal Petersen allowed four goals on 20 shots.
The hosts look to recover from a questionable Game 4 performance in which they were silenced by the Kings. In 82 games, the Oilers recorded 290 goals and an average of 3.48 goals per game. This ranks the team seventh in the league. Edmonton starts to slow up on the defensive end with 3.06 opponent goals per contest. The regular season brought the Oilers the 17th toughest schedule. Factoring that into the team’s scoring margin, the side comes in with a power ranking of 11th in the NHL. These numbers are enough to keep the Los Angeles Kings on their toes.
Kings vs. Oilers Betting Trends
- The Kings are 6-4 in the last ten road games.
- The Kings held opponents to three goals or less in four of their last five road games.
- The totals went over in three of the Kings’ last six road games.
- The Oilers are 8-2 in the last ten games at Rogers Place.
- The Oilers held opponents to two goals or less in two of their last five home games.
- The totals went under in two of the Oilers’ last five home games.
Kings vs. Oilers Expert Betting Predictions
Jonathan Quick was in top form and recorded 31 save attempts. He is a decorated player with two cup wins and 89 playoff starts and a trustworthy man in the net. This elevates the visitors and gives them a fighting chance in a crucial Game 5 on the road.
*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.