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Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/8/2024]

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/8/2024]

The Vancouver Canucks will face the Edmonton Oilers in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Rogers Arena on Wednesday, beginning at 10:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Wednesday's Oilers vs. Canucks matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Oilers vs. Canucks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used powerful machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Oilers and Canucks 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Oilers a 53% chance of beating the Canucks.

According to our model, the Canucks (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal over/under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs (aka NHL Playoffs) is the National Hockey League's annual elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Oilers and Canucks, reached the NHL Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins progressing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Oilers vs. Canucks Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Oilers Canucks
Puck Line -1.5 (+180) +1.5 (-218)
Moneyline -135 +115
Total o6.5 (+104) u6.5 (-128)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Oilers vs. Canucks Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, paired with the latest odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Oilers vs. Canucks. Our NHL best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Oilers vs. Canucks Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Oilers vs. Canucks?

According to our model, Edmonton's Connor McDavid is most likely to score the first goal in Oilers vs. Canucks.

Our projections give McDavid a 7.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Rogers Arena, while the Oilers star is a 41.0% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 7.6%
Leon Draisaitl 7.4%
Zach Hyman 6.4%
Evander Kane 4.5%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 3.2%

Vancouver Canucks

Player First Goal Probability
J.T. Miller 5.5%
Elias Pettersson 5.1%
Dakota Joshua 4.7%
Brock Boeser 4.5%
Elias Lindholm 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 41.0%
Leon Draisaitl 39.5%
Zach Hyman 34.3%
Evander Kane 26.3%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 20.9%

Vancouver Canucks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 32.2%
J.T. Miller 32.0%
Brock Boeser 29.6%
Dakota Joshua 26.9%
Conor Garland 24.8%

Oilers vs. Canucks Game Information

Wednesday's game between the Canucks and Oilers in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Oilers vs. Canucks includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Oilers, with a 53% win probability, will likely beat the Canucks on Wednesday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Oilers vs. Canucks insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are based on current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Jason Bevilacqua has a deep-rooted passion for sports and has been actively involved in sports betting for many years. Specializing in the MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and NFL, Jason delivers engaging game previews across these leagues. His expertise is particularly evident in his best bets for MLB, NHL, and college basketball. Additionally, Jason contributes valuable MLB and NFL props, as well as NBA first basket plays. 

Since joining Dimers in 2020 as the Head of Social and Community, Jason has also made significant contributions to the editorial department, offering daily articles that are not only well-researched but also deeply insightful. His strategic approach and collaboration with DimersBOT ensure his betting advice is top-notch.

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