Oilers vs. Canucks Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 5

Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round will see the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks play on Thursday, May 16, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The series is tied 2-2. Bookmakers give the Oilers -145 moneyline odds in this game against the Canucks (+120).

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Ahead of this matchup, here’s who we expect to bring home the win in Thursday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Oilers vs. Canucks Predictions for Thursday

Our computer model for this matchup predicts a final tally of Canucks 4, Oilers 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Canucks (+120)
  • Total Pick: Under 6.5 (computer predicts 6.3 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Canucks (+1.5)

Oilers Splits and Trends

  • The Oilers have gone 11-7-18 in overtime contests to contribute to an overall record of 49-27-6.
  • Edmonton is 16-5-6 (38 points) in its 27 games decided by one goal.
  • In the eight games this season the Oilers registered only one goal, they’ve finished 1-7-0 (two points).
  • Edmonton has taken 15 points from the 16 games this season when it scored a pair of goals (5-6-5 record).
  • The Oilers are 49-13-2 in the 64 games when they have scored three or more goals (to record 100 points).
  • In the 36 games when Edmonton has capitalized on a lone power-play goal, it registered 52 points after finishing 25-9-2.
  • In the 62 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Edmonton is 38-18-6 (82 points).
  • The Oilers have been outshot by opponents 27 times, and went 17-9-1 (35 points).

Canucks Splits and Trends

  • The Canucks have a record of 50-23-9 this season and are 7-10-17 in overtime contests.
  • In the 41 games Vancouver has played that were decided by one goal, it racked up 56 points.
  • This season the Canucks registered just one goal in 12 games and have gone 2-9-1 (five points).
  • When Vancouver has scored two goals this season, they’ve earned 16 points (8-8-0 record).
  • The Canucks have scored three or more goals in 62 games, earning 101 points from those contests.
  • This season, Vancouver has recorded a single power-play goal in 29 games has a record of 17-6-6 in those matchups.
  • When it outshoots its opponent this season, Vancouver has posted a record of 29-10-5 (63 points).
  • The Canucks’ opponents have had more shots in 46 games. The Canucks finished 26-15-5 in those matchups (57 points).

Team Stats Comparison

Oilers Rank Oilers AVG Canucks AVG Canucks Rank
4th 3.56 Goals Scored 3.40 6th
10th 2.88 Goals Allowed 2.70 5th
1st 33.8 Shots 28.4 26th
5th 28.1 Shots Allowed 28.6 6th
4th 26.34% Power Play % 22.57% 12th
15th 79.46% Penalty Kill % 79.13% 17th

Oilers vs. Canucks Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia

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