Panthers vs. Oilers Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – Stanley Cup Final Game 1

The first game of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday will see the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers face off, starting at 8:00 PM ET on ABC. The Panthers are favored (-145) against the Oilers (+120).

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Before watching this matchup, here’s our pick for which team will bring home the win in Saturday’s Stanley Cup Final action.

Panthers vs. Oilers Predictions for Saturday

Our computer projection model for this encounter calls for a final tally of Panthers 4, Oilers 2.

  • Moneyline Pick: Panthers (-145)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 6 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Oilers (+1.5)

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Panthers Splits and Trends

  • The Panthers have gone 12-8-20 in overtime contests to contribute to an overall record of 52-24-6.
  • In the 37 games Florida has played that were decided by one goal, it has a 23-8-6 record (good for 52 points).
  • In the 11 games this season the Panthers recorded only one goal, they’ve finished 0-9-2 (two points).
  • Florida has finished 7-2-3 in the 12 games this season when it scored exactly two goals (registering 17 points).
  • The Panthers have scored three or more goals in 69 games (57-9-3, 117 points).
  • In the 36 games when Florida has recorded a lone power-play goal, it has a 29-6-1 record (59 points).
  • In games when it has outshot its opponent, Florida is 50-21-6 (106 points).
  • The Panthers’ opponents have had more shots in 17 games. The Panthers finished 10-5-2 in those matchups (22 points).

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Oilers Splits and Trends

  • The Oilers (49-27-6 overall) have posted a record of 12-7-19 in matchups that have required OT this season.
  • Edmonton has earned 44 points (19-6-6) in its 31 games decided by one goal.
  • This season the Oilers scored just one goal in nine games and they’ve earned two points (1-8-0) in those contests.
  • When Edmonton has scored two goals this season, they’ve earned 17 points (6-7-5 record).
  • The Oilers have scored at least three goals in 70 games, earning 110 points from those contests.
  • This season, Edmonton has scored a lone power-play goal in 37 games has a record of 26-9-2 in those matchups.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Edmonton is 43-20-6 (92 points).
  • The Oilers have been outshot by opponents in 29 games, going 18-10-1 to record 37 points.

Team Stats Comparison

Panthers Rank Panthers AVG Oilers AVG Oilers Rank
11th 3.23 Goals Scored 3.56 4th
1st 2.41 Goals Allowed 2.88 10th
2nd 33.7 Shots 33.8 1st
3rd 27.8 Shots Allowed 28.1 5th
8th 23.51% Power Play % 26.34% 4th
6th 82.47% Penalty Kill % 79.46% 15th

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Panthers vs. Oilers Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • Where: Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, Florida

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