Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks - 4/16/21 NHL Picks and Prediction

Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks - 4/16/21 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

Vancouver Canucks (16-18-3) vs Edmonton Oilers (25-15-2)

Game Info: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Rogers Arena)

Betting Odds: Vancouver Canucks +160 / Edmonton Oilers -185 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks meet Friday in NHL action at the Rogers Arena.

The Edmonton Oilers look for win after splitting their last eight games. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 27.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Connor McDavid leads Edmonton with 23 goals, Leon Draisaitl has 39 assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 104 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.1 percent of their opponents power plays. Mikko Koskinen has allowed 61 goals on 630 shots faced and Mike Smith has allowed 52 goals on 638 shots.

The Vancouver Canucks look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Vancouver Canucks are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 19.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Brock Boeser leads Vancouver with 16 goals, Quinn Hughes has 26 assists and Bo Horvat has 84 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vancouver Canucks are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 78.6 percent of their opponents power plays. Braden Holtby has given up 43 goals on 406 shots faced while Thatcher Demko has given up 69 goals on 836 shots.

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The Oilers are 56-118 in their last 174 Tuesday games and 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest. The Canucks are 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 5-2 in their last 7 Friday games. The under is 7-0 in Oilers last 7 overall. The under is 8-2-1 in Canucks last 11 overall. The under is 7-1-3 in the last 11 meetings in Vancouver.

The Edmonton Oilers continue to flex their muscle offensively and they've been rather solid this season, providing good value with the cheap prices they often get. The Vancouver Canucks have lost three of the five meetings against the Oilers this season and this will be their first game in about three weeks. It's likely going to take the Canucks time to get back in the swing of things, as it's hard to find a rhythm after such a massive layoff. The Oilers should win this game, and I'll take the PL to shave down the expensive ML price.

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Randy’s Pick Edmonton Oilers -1.5

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