The Edmonton Oilers visit the Los Angeles Kings for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, with the Kings ahead in the series 3-2. Watch on Thursday at 10:00 PM ET on .
Edmonton was handed a 5-4 overtime defeat at home its last time out on May 10 against the Los Angeles Kings.
In its last game on May 10, Los Angeles claimed a 5-4 road victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Before this matchup, here’s what you need to prepare for Thursday’s NHL Playoffs First Round action.
Edmonton Oilers vs. Los Angeles Kings Odds and Betting Lines
Favorite: Oilers (-151)
Underdog: Kings (+128)
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Oilers Stats and Trends
Edmonton has gotten the victory in 42 of the 63 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
The Oilers have won 29 of the 43 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -151.
There is a 60.2% chance that Edmonton wins this game, per the moneyline.
Edmonton and its opponent have gone over the current 6.5-goal total in 47 of 88 games this season.
Over the last 10 contests, the Oilers are 7-2-1 (80.0% of possible points).
They have averaged 3.1 goals per game (31 total) over that stretch.
Defensively, the Oilers have allowed 23 goals (2.3 per game) in those 10 outings.
Kings Stats and Trends
The Kings have claimed an upset victory in 21, or 41.2%, of the 51 games they have played as an underdog this season.
Los Angeles is 15-19 when it is the underdog by +128 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline in this matchup implies a 43.9% chance for the Kings to win.
So far this season, 38.6% of Los Angeles’ games (34/88) have had more goals than Thursday’s over/under of 6.5.
In their past 10 games, the Kings are 4-4-2 to earn 60.0% of the possible points.
They have put up 29 goals over that span.
Defensively, the Kings have allowed 33 goals (3.3 per game) in those 10 matchups.
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