Edmonton Oilers VS Vegas Golden Knights Game 1 Betting Preview
Ready to kickoff their second round series of the 2023 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers will travel to Sin City to take on the Vegas Golden Knights in what is sure to be an explosive offensive matchup. Both teams demonstrated their lethal scoring ability to a tee in their opening round series and will look to build off of their established momentum in tonight’s matchup.
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Oilers VS Golden Knights Game 1 Picks & Predictions
Moneyline/Puckline Pick: Vegas Golden Knights (ML/+1.5)
Opening as the underdog not only in Game 1, but also to win the series outright, look for the hometown Golden Knights to pull off the upset victory in the first meeting of this best-of-seven series. After a dominant routing of the Winnipeg Jets in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Golden Knights looked as good as ever.
Excelling at all levels of the game, the Golden Knights have looked sensational as a unit this postseason. Able to utilize their stellar goal-scoring ability while still maintaining defensive integrity, look for them to simply outplay the streak Oilers squad.
While there is no underselling the upside of the Oilers, coming off of a grueling six-game series against the Los Angeles Kings may have left some wear-and-tear on their locker room. This in turn provides the well-rested Golden Knights with an opportunity to push the pace and capitalize on their opponents.
Look for the Golden Knights to control the pace of the action, forcing the Oilers into uncomfortable situations around the ice. Back the Golden Knights to pull off the underdog moneyline win in tonight’s contest as they net you a plus-money win in the opening matchup of their second round series.
Over/Under: Over 6.5 Goals
In their four regular season meetings during the 2022-23 NHL regular season, the Oilers and Golden Knights combined for Over 6.5 goals in each of their matchups. With both sides sporting some of the most dynamic goal-scorers in the NHL, look for the lamp to light red on repeat in this evening’s showdown.
Both sides have already experienced several high-scoring playoff matchups so far this postseason, with the Oilers hitting the Over in four of their six games played, while the Golden Knights hit the mark in three of their five games played.
Look for tonight’s matchup to provide an onslaught of offence from start to finish, hammer the Over on the Oilers VS Golden Knights and watch as your bankroll skyrockets alongside the scoreboard.
Best Oilers VS Golden Knights Player Prop Bets
Leon Draisaitl Anytime Goal Scorer
Riding a red hot start to his 2023 postseason, bank on Oilers superstar, Leon Draisaitl to continue finding the back of the net at a insane rate, scoring his eight goal of the playoffs against the Golden Knights this evening.
A gifted playmaker, Draisaitl is heavily involved in the Oilers game plan. While he may be regarded as one of the NHLs top distributors, there’s no questioning the scoring ability of the former-Hart Trophy recipient. Back Draisaitl to score at anytime against the Golden Knights as he continues his postseason leading scoring pace.
Mark Stone Over 0.5 Points
Since returning from injury, Golden Knights Captiain, Mark Stone has been phenomenal throughout the postseason. Having registered eight points in five games played so far in the 2023 NHL playoffs, look for Stone to be firmly in the middle of the action in tonight’s tilt, etching his name on the box score after picking up his ninth point against the Oilers.
Stone is an All-Star talent that can impact the game in a number of ways with his dynamic offensive skillset. Look for him to push the tempo of the game. find an opening in the Oilers defence in order to provide a scoring chance for his team.
Bet the Over on Stone’s point total as he continues to make his presence felt in his teams quest to the Stanley Cup final.
Oilers VS Golden Knights Same Game Parlay
One of the best ways to get some skin in on the 2023 NHL playoffs, same game parlays allow hockey bettors to combine game lines and prop bets into a single bet slip for increased odds on each bet selection added.
While the odds increase for every additional pick included, if even a single bet featured falls short, the entire parlay results in a loss.
Craft your Oiler VS Golden Knights same game parlay wisely, or take advantage of our juicy pre-built bet found below in order to net yourself a payday on tonight’s matchup
- Vegas Golden Knights to Score the Last Goal
- Chandler Stephenson Anytime Goal Scorer
- Both Teams to Score Over 3.5 Goals
Total Odds (+750)
Oilers VS Golden Knights Public Betting Trends
If you’re ever feeling undecided regarding how you want to wager on an upcoming matchup, then be sure to review the latest NHL public betting trends. Public betting trends provides bettors with information regarding how the majority of wagers are being placed on a specific event.
By seeing where the popular money resides on tonight’s action, you can use this to help influence your bets placed on the Oilers VS Golden Knights. Check out the latest Oilers VS Golden Knights public betting trends below, and use these latest trends to help you decide whether you want to fade the public or ride alongside them.
Edmonton Oilers - 58%
Vegas Golden Knights - 42%
Edmonton Oilers (-1.5) - 42%
Vegas Golden Knights (+1.5) - 58%
Goal Total Trends
Over 6.5 - 78%
Under 6.5 - 22%
Oilers VS Golden Knights Best Odds & Lines
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Best Moneyline Odds
Edmonton Oilers - FanDuel (-114)
Vegas Golden Knights - BetRivers (+102)
Best Puckline Odds
Edmonton Oilers (-1.5) - Bet365 (+210)
Vegas Golden Knights (+1.5) - DraftKings (-245)
Best Goal Total Odds
Over 6.5 - BetRivers (-113)
Under 6.5 - Bet365 (+100)