Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/18/2024]

Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/18/2024]

The Edmonton Oilers will square off with the Vancouver Canucks in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Rogers Place on Saturday, beginning at 8:00PM ET.'s full preview of Saturday'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 Game 6

We have used powerful machine learning and data analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Canucks and Oilers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Oilers a 60% chance of beating the Canucks.

According to our model, the over/under total of 6.5 goals also has a 51% chance of going under.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is the NHL's postseason elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

A total of 16 teams, including the Canucks and Oilers, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

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

Canucks vs. Oilers Game 6 Odds

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

Bet Type Canucks Oilers
Moneyline +164 -190
Total o6.5 (+104) u6.5 (-128)

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

Canucks vs. Oilers Game 6 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks for 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 an anytime goal in Canucks vs. Oilers?

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

Our projections give Draisaitl a 7.7% chance of scoring the first goal at Rogers Place, while the Oilers star is a 42.0% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player First Goal Probability
J.T. Miller 6.3%
Brock Boeser 6.0%
Elias Pettersson 4.8%
Elias Lindholm 4.8%
Conor Garland 4.5%

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Leon Draisaitl 7.7%
Connor McDavid 7.6%
Zach Hyman 6.6%
Evander Kane 4.6%
Evan Bouchard 3.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Vancouver Canucks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
J.T. Miller 34.1%
Brock Boeser 31.8%
Elias Lindholm 28.1%
Elias Pettersson 27.8%
Dakota Joshua 25.3%

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Leon Draisaitl 42.0%
Connor McDavid 41.5%
Zach Hyman 36.9%
Evander Kane 28.5%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 22.2%

Canucks vs. Oilers Game 6 Information

Saturday's Game 6 between the Oilers and Canucks in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 8:00PM ET.


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


We predict the Oilers, with a 60% win probability, will likely beat the Canucks on Saturday.

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 sourced from 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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