Oilers vs. Canucks Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6

The Edmonton Oilers host the Vancouver Canucks for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at Rogers Place on Saturday, May 18, starting at 8:00 PM ET. The Canucks are ahead in the series 3-2. The Oilers are listed with -200 odds on the moneyline against the Canucks (+165).

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To prepare for this matchup, here is who we project to emerge victorious in Saturday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Oilers vs. Canucks Predictions for Saturday

Our computer projections model for this contest calls for a final score of Oilers 4, Canucks 2.

  • Moneyline Pick: Oilers (-200)
  • Total Pick: Over 6 (computer predicts 6.3 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Canucks (+1.5)

Oilers Splits and Trends

  • The Oilers have a 49-27-6 record overall, with an 11-7-18 record in contests that have gone to overtime.
  • Edmonton is 16-6-6 (38 points) in its 28 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 17 games this season when it scored a pair of goals (5-7-5 record).
  • The Oilers have scored more than two goals in 64 games (49-13-2, 100 points).
  • In the 36 games when Edmonton has recorded a lone power-play goal, it went 25-9-2 to register 52 points.
  • 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 in 28 games, going 17-10-1 to record 35 points.

Canucks Splits and Trends

  • The Canucks (50-23-9 overall) have posted a record of 7-10-17 in contests that have needed OT this season.
  • Vancouver has earned 58 points (25-9-8) in its 42 games that finished with a one-goal margin.
  • This season the Canucks registered only one goal in 12 games and have gone 2-9-1 (five points).
  • Vancouver has earned 16 points (8-8-0 record) this season when scoring exactly two goals .
  • The Canucks have scored three or more goals 63 times, earning 103 points from those matchups (47-7-9).
  • This season, Vancouver has capitalized on a single power-play goal in 29 games and picked up 40 points with a record of 17-6-6.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Vancouver is 30-10-5 (65 points).
  • The Canucks have been outshot by opponents 46 times this season, and earned 57 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Oilers Rank Oilers AVG Canucks AVG Canucks Rank
4th 3.56 Goals Scored 3.4 6th
10th 2.88 Goals Allowed 2.7 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

  • When: Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta

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