The series between the Edmonton Oilers and the Los Angeles Kings is the least predictable as both teams have won by a large margin and kept a clean sheet. Now the series is tied at 2-2 and it will be a real battle when the two teams collide at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AL on May 10, 2022.
- Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings
- NHL – Western Conference Playoffs, Round 1, Game 5
- Date – 10/5/2022
- Starting time – 10 PM ET
- Venue: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AL
Edmonton Oilers Stats & Form
The Edmonton Oilers finished fifth in the Western Conference which does not sound very promising but with the roster they have, the Oilers are real contenders to go deep in this Playoffs.
The Oilers took a 2-1 lead with an 8-2 road win in Game 3 which seemed like they are taking control of the series but the Kings bounced back with a 4-0 win in the next one.
Edmonton is 49-27-6 overall with a 19-5-0 record against the Pacific Division. The Oilers have conceded 251 goals while scoring 285 for a +34 scoring differential.
Zach Hyman has scored 27 goals with 27 assists for the Oilers. Evander Kane has 11 goals and three assists over the last 10 games.
The Oilers are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.2 assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Edmonton Oilers News
Oscar Klefbom will not play for Edmonton tonight.
Los Angeles Kings Stats & Form
The Los Angeles Kings have had many ups and downs during the season including the Playoff series against the Oilers but here they are, going to Edmonton with a chance to get one step away from advancing to the next round.
Los Angeles is 10-10-3 against the Pacific Division and 44-27-11 overall. The Kings have gone 23-10-5 in games they have fewer penalties than their opponent.
Adrian Kempe has 35 goals and 19 assists for the Kings. Anze Kopitar has two goals and five assists over the past 10 games.
The Kings are 7-2-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 5.2 penalties and 14.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
Los Angeles Kings News
Viktor Arvidsson, Sean Walker and Drew Doughty will not play for the Kings tonight.
Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings Head-to-Head Stats
The Edmonton Oilers have won 7 of the last 10 games against the Los Angeles Kings.
Seven of the last ten games between these two teams have ended with over 5.5 goals.
Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds
The Edmonton Oilers are favourites to win this one with the odds set at -137, while the Kings are at 272. The draw is at 382.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -139 odds to go over and 104 to finish under.
The Los Angeles Kings had a great game at home in Game 4 to tie the series up at 2 games apiece and now the pressure is back on the Edmonton Oilers to do the same and protect home ice. The Kings have been underdogs in every game this series but still have found a way to make it 2-2 after four games and a lot of that can be attributed to goalie Jonathan Quick.
Connor McDavid was completely shut down in Game 4 but now back at home, the Hart Trophy favourite will bounce back and decide Game 5. Edmonton has only lost consecutive games twice since March 9 and have a home record of 17-3-1 in the past three months. They will add another home win tonight that will get them one step away from the next round.