Edmonton Vs San Jose NHL Betting Odds & TV Info
Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers will look to finish off the San Jose Sharks when they take to the ice for Game 6 of their first round Western Conference playoff series on Saturday night.
The Oilers picked up a thrilling 4-3 overtime win on Thursday night to take a slim, 3-2 series lead as this series heads back to San Joe for Game 6. Now, let’s find out which team is offering the most NHL betting value.
Analyzing The Oilers Vs Sharks NHL Betting Odds & TV Info
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30 PM ET
Where: AP Center, San Jose, CA
TV: NCSA, NBCS
Live Stream: NHL.TV
NHL Odds: San Jose -140 / Edmonton +120 / Total: 5
Why Bet The Edmonton Oilers Odds at +120
The best reasons to bet on the Oilers is that they have some momentum going after winning three of the past four games in this series, not to mention they have the best player on the ice in this series in the gifted Connor McDavid.
Edmonton scored once in every period to get the win as Patrick Maroon lit the lamp in the first period, followed by a second period goal from Mark Letestu. Oscar Klefbom added a third period goal to tie the score with 2:46 remaining in regulation and David Desharnals added the game-winner in overtime. McDavid ha one assist in the win.
“Daniel Briere once told me that he’s always had success in the playoffs and he visualizes himself scoring goals,” Desharnais said. “I did that tonight, and I got the goal. Everybody can be a hero just on one shot. You need to think that.”
Why Bet The San Jose Sharks Odds at -140
There are plenty of good reasons to back San Jose in Game 6, starting with the fact that the harks blanked the Oilers in a stunning 7-0 shutout the last time they were at home in Game 4.
The Sharks also have the edge in this series in defense, penalty killing and face-offs. San Jose got first period goals from Mikkel Boedker and Patrick Marleau and a second period goal from David Schlemko in their Game 5 loss. Goalie Martin Jone put on a performance in Game 5 despite getting saddled with the loss.
“They were going in overtime. For whatever reason, we just didn’t get it going,” aid San Jose captain Joe Pavelski afterward. “One line would hang in there a little too long and then dump it out. We never won a faceoff or got going just enough to turn it.
“It just takes one shot and we had a chance or two. I sent one over to Jumbo (Joe Thornton), and that was just an ice issue, I think. It would have been nice to have the attempt to cash in there. It is the way it goes. We have to regroup now. Every game is fresh, and we have to go and take care of business at home.”
Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction
I love Connor McDavid, but I’m going to urge you to back san Joe to get the big win in Game 6, simply because they have their own gifted player, starting with Pavelski and Joe Thornton – and too much pride to get bounced out of the postseason at home against a team they are pretty evenly matched up against.
I know the Oilers are 6-2 in the last eight meetings against San Jose, but the Sharks have gone 5-2 in their last seven home games against a team with a winning record and the fact that this is an elimination game leads me to believe they just won’t go out meekly. I like the Sharks to get the one-goal win in Game 6.