Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers 5-14-23 NHL Prediction, Odds and Analysis

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers 5/14/23 – The Vegas Golden Knights will travel to Rogers Place for Game 6 of their playoff series against Edmonton Oilers. Las Vegas had a record of 51-22-9 this season while Edmonton finished 50-23-9. Vegas leads their playoff series 3-2. However, the Oilers are the best NHL bet today to even up their series.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers

Date & Time: Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET

Location: Rogers Place Edmonton, AB


Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers 5/14/23 Betting Odds

Golden Knights

Moneyline: +140

Puckline: +1.5 (-163)

Total: 6.5 over (-115)


Moneyline: -200

Puckline: -1.5 (+115)

Total: 6.5 under (-120)

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers Analysis

Vegas Golden Knights defeated Edmonton Oilers 4-3 in Game 5. Vegas amassed 21 minutes in the penalty box during this matchup and posted an outstanding offensive performance to secure victory. At any one point in time during this game, they had seven power play opportunities and scored on two of them. Out of 31 shots taken during that game they scored 4 only. At even strength, the Golden Knights have surrendered 181 goals while scoring 225 on offense. Vegas Golden Knights opponents have taken advantage of 195 power play opportunities and scored 44 times from those chances.

Laurent Brossoit will serve as the player between the pipes for this matchup. Brossoit has taken part in 117 games during his hockey career and amassed an overall record of 49-41-11 while starting 96 of these matches as starter. Brossoit’s opponents have scored 289 goals against him since joining professional hockey and his goal against average per contest stands at 2.78. Brossoit has faced 3,126 shots against him and made 2,837 saves to achieve a save percentage of 0.908 during 6,246 minutes of protecting the cage. Brossoit has registered 52 quality starts throughout his career and his quality starts percentage is currently 0.542.

Edmonton attempted four power play attempts and converted on three opportunities, notching three goals out of 35 attempts on goal they pursued in Game 5. Edmonton has taken 2,754 shots for an 11.80% shot percentage while giving their opponents 2,572 shots to attempt against. The Oilers have achieved an incredible penalty kill percentage of 76.98% against 278 power play attempts from their opponents and an overall save percentage of 90.0%. They have enjoyed 275 opportunities on the power play and achieved a rate of 32.36%.

Stuart Skinner will be found between the pipes. Teams have averaged 2.76 goals per contest against him and have scored 170 total goals against. Skinner holds an overall quality start percentage of 57.4% in his NHL career and has made 35 quality starting assignments to date. He has played in 61 games and amassed 3,697 minutes. Skinner holds an overall record of 36-20-5 in 64 games as goaltender. He has managed to save 1,771 of 1,941 shots attempted for an incredible save percentage of 0.912.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas’ last 6 games. Vegas are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games. Vegas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vegas’ last 8 games when playing on the road against Edmonton. Vegas are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Edmonton are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games. Edmonton are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton’s last 8 games when playing at home against Vegas. Edmonton are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division. The total has gone OVER in 10 of Edmonton’s last 14 games played on a Sunday.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers Free Pick

Both teams have traded wins throughout this series; Vegas won games one, three, and five while Edmonton claimed games two and four. Now the score is 3-2 in favor of Vegas with Game 6 set in Edmonton home ice. The Oilers offense has not been an issue during this series. If they want to push Game 7, their two stars must put forth an outstanding effort in Game 6. The NHL betting analysts expected the Oilers to win this game at home ice.

Free Pick: Edmonton Oilers  -1.5 (+115)