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Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/12/2024]

Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/12/2024]

The Edmonton Oilers will square off with the Vancouver Canucks in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Rogers Place on Sunday, starting at 9:30PM ET.

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

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

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

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Oilers a 61% chance of beating the Canucks.

According to our model, the Canucks (+1.5) have a 61% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal over/under has a 51% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is the National Hockey League's postseason elimination tournament to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

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

Each round of the NHL Playoffs is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins advancing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Canucks vs. Oilers Odds

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

Bet Type Canucks Oilers
Puck Line +1.5 (-142) -1.5 (+130)
Moneyline +170 -196
Total o6.5 (-102) u6.5 (-112)

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

Canucks vs. Oilers Picks

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

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Canucks vs. Oilers Player Props

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

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

Our projections give McDavid an 8.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Rogers Place, while the Oilers star is a 43.5% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player First Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 6.0%
J.T. Miller 5.5%
Brock Boeser 4.6%
Dakota Joshua 3.7%
Conor Garland 3.7%

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 8.6%
Leon Draisaitl 7.8%
Zach Hyman 6.3%
Evander Kane 4.6%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 3.5%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Elias Pettersson 32.5%
J.T. Miller 30.0%
Brock Boeser 29.4%
Dakota Joshua 24.7%
Conor Garland 23.9%

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 43.5%
Leon Draisaitl 41.8%
Zach Hyman 36.3%
Evander Kane 27.4%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 21.5%

Canucks vs. Oilers Game Information

Sunday's matchup between the Oilers and Canucks in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to commence at 9:30PM ET.

 

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

Conclusion

We predict the Oilers, with a 61% win probability, will likely beat the Canucks on Sunday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Canucks vs. Oilers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in 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
Head of Content and Communities

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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