Golden Knights vs Oilers Odds, Prediction & Projected Starting Goalies
- The Oilers are a -190 home favorite in Golden Knights vs Oilers odds Saturday (March 25th) at 10:00pm ET
- Vegas is six points up on Edmonton in the Pacific Division race
- Keep reading for the complete Golden Knights vs Oilers odds, plus best bets – including a same-game parlay
Saturday evening, the Edmonton Oilers, who are a battle for the Pacific Division, host the Vegas Golden Knights. The latter is six points ahead of the Oilers and four points up on the Kings for tops in the Pacific. Vegas has won ten of their last twelve, while Edmonton has taken nine of their last eleven affairs.
On the campaign, the Knights are is 45-21-6 for 96 points, while Edmonton is 41-23-8 for 90 points. These two will play again on Tuesday, in Vegas.
The Oilers have won five of their last six meetings against their counterparts, including both matchups this season. Read on for Golden Knights vs Oilers analysis.
Golden Knights vs Oilers Odds
|Game Time (ET)||Team||Puck Line||Total||Moneyline|
|Saturday, March 25th||Vegas Golden Knights||+1.5 (-155)||O 7 (+110)||+160|
|10:00 pm||Edmonton Oilers||-1.5 (+135)||U 7 (-130)||-190|
The Oilers are the eighth choice in the Stanley Cup odds at +1400, while Vegas is right behind them at +1500. Edmonton is the -190 favorite in this contest that features a total of seven goals.
Puck drop is set for 10:00 pm ET at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB with ESPN+ and AT&t Sportsnet broadcasting the game in the States and Rogers Sportsnet and CBC showing it in Canada.
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Odds as of March 25th at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Vegas Golden Knights Betting Analysis
The Vegas Golden Knights have been on a great stretch in March, with wins in ten of twelve contests, where they’ve scored at least three goals in each victory. They’ve amassed the most points in the NHL this month, with Edmonton second in that category. For the campaign, Vegas is tops in the Western Conference with 96 points, which is fascinating because they’re just 15th in goals/game, and tenth in goals against per contest.
Head Coach Bruce Cassidy announced the following players have returned to Vegas and will be unavailable Saturday:
Reilly Smith (injury)
Logan Thompson (injury)
Alec Martinez (personal reasons)#VegasBorn
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) March 24, 2023
Former Kings netminder Jonathan Quick was acquired from Columbus just before the trade deadline. He’s been solid, winning five of six and has a save percentage of .908 (better than his .876 clip with LA). That’s important because goaltender Logan Thompson returned from a six-week absence (lower body), only to get hurt again two days ago.
Vegas has won their last six road games, and the over has hit in four of their last five following a victory.
Golden Knights vs Oilers Projected Starting Goalies
|Vegas Golden Knights||Jonathan Quick||16-14-4||.882||3.40|
|Edmonton Oilers||Stuart Skinner||23-14-4||.910||2.90|
Quick has one shutout with Vegas, but in his other five starts, has given up at least three goals. In ten of his last twelve stars, Stuart Skinner has surrendered three or fewer markers.
Edmonton Oilers Betting Analysis
Through the first half of the season, the Oilers won as many games as they’d lost (21-18-3), but since then, they’ve been fantastic. They’ve gone 20-5-5 record, which is the third most points in that span. They’ve scored at a whopping 4.53 goals/game clip, with the second-best team (Florida) at 3.77. They’ve been exactly middle of the road in goals allowed during that time frame, ranking 16th in the NHL.
160 points in an #NHL season has only been done 13 times.
4 by Mario Lemieux @penguins
9 by Wayne Gretzky @EdmontonOilers
The #Oilers Connor McDavid has 10 games to get 22 more points to reach 160.
That would be a mind blowing accomplishment for this era. pic.twitter.com/0YvJoTRG85
— Paul Almeida (@AzorcanGlobal) March 25, 2023
Connor McDavid continues to do spectacular Connor McDavid things, as he netted two goals on Wednesday, including the OT winner. He has 60 snipes on the year, in his quest to become the first 70-goal scorer since Teemu Selanne and Alexander Mogilny each had 76 in 1992-93.
The Oilers have won their six contests in their barn, and the over goal total has gone 5-1-1 in their last seven on two or more days rest.
Golden Knights vs Oilers Recent Results
|1/14/2023||VGK 3- EDM 4||EDM||EDM||Over|
|11/19/2022||EDM 4 – VGK 3 (OT)||EDM||EDM||Over|
|4/16/2022||EDM 4 – VGK 0||EDM||EDM||Under|
|2/8/2022||EDM 0 – VGK 4||VGK||VGK||Under|
|11/27/2021||VGK 2 – EDM 3||EDM||EDM||Under|
Oil Country has taken five of the last six against Vegas, tabulating at least four goals in four of those victories.
Golden Knights vs Oilers Pick & Prediction
There should be goals aplenty in this one, with these two squads ranking first and second in goals this month. Our model has this Golden Knights vs Oilers game going the road team’s way 3.70-3.62.
Golden Knights vs Oilers Same-Game Parlay Picks
|Vegas Golden Knights Moneyline||+160|
|Over 7 Goals||+110|
Both of these squads are on an absolute tear, yet Vegas is still six points ahead of Edmonton. Given that, selecting the best team in the West at +160 odds is awfully appealing, as our model suggests.
The over is 8-2-1 in the Oilers last eleven following a win. In a perfect world, the line would be 6.5 goals instead of seven, but they’re each capable of lighting the lamp in droves.
Pick: Vegas Golden Knights Moneyline (+160), Over 7 Goals (+110)
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