Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers Game 6 NHL Betting Picks and Prediction for Friday, June 21, 2024

Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers Game 6 – The Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers are set to clash in an electrifying Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final on Friday, June 21, 2024. The Panthers lead the series 3-2, setting the stage for a potential series clincher at Rogers Place. With the Panthers sporting a commendable 52-24-6 regular season record and the Oilers not far behind at 49-27-6, this matchup promises high stakes and intense action. Fans and bettors alike, particularly those engaged in live betting in Canada, should expect a thrilling contest filled with strategic play and critical moments.

Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers

Date & Time: Friday, June 21, 2024, at 8:00 PM ET

Location: Rogers Place


Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers Game 6 Betting Odds

Panthers+105+1.5 (-245)5.5 over (-110)
Oilers-125-1.5 (+195)5.5 under (-110)

Florida Panthers Analysis

Florida Panthers’ top-line performers for this current playoffs have been their two big centers in Aleksander Barkov and Carter Verhaeghe and the left winger Matthew Tkachuk. 21 points of Barkov from 7 goals and 14 assists, 20 points of Tkachuk, and 10 goals of Verhaeghe, attacking trio looks dangerous. These statistics show that this team does not concentrate on only one forward line but also has all its forward line possessing the ability to score goals as they did against a solid defensive team like the Oilers.

In defense the Panthers playing majorly depends on the goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky; during playoffs, Bobrovsky had a save percentage of .906 and a goals-against average of 2.27 in 22 games. With a stable and dependable Bobrovsky in goal, he will be instrumental in a goal lottery stopping the high flying Oilers’ McDavid/Draisaitl combination on the road.

Edmonton Oilers Analysis

First, it’s important to mention the Oilers who boasts a frightening attack led by Connor McDavid, who has accrued 38 points in the postseason from 22 games, with Leon Draisaitl notching 30 points. Hence, the presence of this offense looking at Evans Bouchard’s defensive support from the blue line makes the Oilers a team that has the potential to pierce through even the most rigid of defensive barricades that include the Florida Panthers’.

On the defending side, Stuart Skinner in the net for Edmonton has been so determined, although has a touch less save percentage of .898. He is likely to experience the heat as he goes head to head with a balanced team of Panthers and thus his results will be central in this performance-crucial match.

Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers Against the Spread

The Panthers have an average record against the spread for the last and have covered in 2 out of the last 5 games. Whereas, on the road, they stand at a much weaker 4-6, which nevertheless might be worth the consideration when playing in the intimidating grounds of Rogers Place.

However, the Oilers have proved a little weaker in the last five games when it comes to covering the spread with a record of 2-3. But concerning their home game performance particularly in terms of the spread, their record is 4-8 which point to areas of softness that can be exploited by the Panthers.

Florida Panthers vs. Edmonton Oilers Free Pick

Based on odds, trends, team stats, and key players, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Florida Panthers (+105). The Panthers’ offensive depth and Bobrovsky’s goaltending give them a slight edge in what promises to be a closely contested game.

Spread: Florida Panthers +1.5 (-245). Considering the tight nature of the series and the critical goaltending matchups, taking the Panthers with the points provides a safer betting angle.

Total: Over 5.5 (-110). Both teams have potent offenses that have consistently performed under pressure, suggesting a high-scoring affair is likely.

Predicted Score: Florida Panthers 4, Edmonton Oilers 3

The most reliable pick for this matchup appears to be the Over on the total points. Given the offensive capabilities of both teams and the stakes of the game, a higher-scoring game is expected. For those making winning Stanley Cup Final picks, focusing on the Over might provide the best chance for a rewarding bet.