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Take Kings on Puck Line vs Oilers in NHL Picks

Two of the three teams vying for second place in the Pacific Division and home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs will be getting together in Edmonton. This will be the 17th consecutive time that the NHL latest lines list the Oilers as the favorite at home against the Los Angeles Kings.

Edmonton is looking to clinch the season series after winning two of the first three games this season. Edmonton has won its last three home games against the Kings. Each of the last three games between the Kings and the Oilers went under the total.

Take Kings on Puck Line vs Oilers in NHL Picks
Take Kings on Puck Line vs Oilers in NHL Picks

The NHL betting lines list the Oilers at +170 to cover the puck line as a 1½-goal favorite with the Kings at -200 to deliver as a 1½-goal underdog.

When looking at NHL futures odds, Edmonton is tied for fourth at +750 in the odds to win the Stanley Cup. Los Angeles is 12th at +2500 in the championship odds.


Kings vs Oilers Game Information

  • Game: Kings (38-22-11) vs Oilers (43-23-4)
  • Date/Time: Thursday, March 28, 9 p.m. ET
  • Location: Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB
  • Kings vs Oilers Live Stream: NHL.com


Edmonton is 6-0-1 in its last seven games as the home favorite with the Oilers covering against the puck line in four of those games. The Kings are 8-5-1 as a road underdog but they have covered in nine of those games.

Edmonton is priced at -145 to win the game outright while the Kings are +125 in our sportsbook odds.

The Kings and Oilers meet on Thursday, March 28, at Rogers Place in Edmonton. You can watch the game on Bally Sports West or on ESPN+ at 9 pm ET.

Kings vs Oilers Odds and Spreads



  • The total has gone under in 10 of the last 15 games between the Kings and the Oilers.
  • Edmonton is 40-22-4 as the favorite.
  • The Kings are 9-10-3 as an underdog.
  • The Oilers are 18-16 against the Las Vegas odds at home.
  • Just 11 of the 36 road games played by the Kings have gone over the total.
  • Twelve of the last 18 games for the Kings finished under the total.
  • The total went under in five of Los Angeles’ last seven games on the road.
  • Four of Edmonton’s last five games went over the total.


Kings vs Oilers ATS Pick: Kings +1½ (-200)

This is a tough call. Edmonton is 6-1 in its last seven home games but the Kings have won four games in a row to pull within three points of Edmonton for second place in the Pacific Division standings.

While the Kings have lost five of the last six games to Edmonton, they come into this game 5-1 over the last six games. Los Angeles has been outshot in each of its last three games but is 3-0-0 in those games.

The Kings are 4-1 in their last five games against Western Conference teams. They have played back-to-back one-goal games and this matchup could be heading in that direction.

Forward Alex Turcotte is questionable and forward Carl Grundstrom is out for the Kings while winger Evander Kane is questionable for the Oilers.



Kings vs Oilers Over/Under Pick: Under 6 (-105)

This could feel like a playoff game and that could result in limited chances for both teams as the teams prepare for a possible first-round playoff matchup.

The total has gone under in four of Edmonton’s last five games against Western Conference teams. That is something to consider for NHL over/under predictions.



Player Prop Pick: Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl 1+ Goals (+120)

Leon Draisaitl has goals in each of his last five games as he is two goals shy of his fifth 40-goal season. The +120 odds for Draisaitl to score a goal are pretty hard to pass up for your player prop bets.



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Score Prediction

Edmonton Oilers 3, Los Angeles Kings 2



Questions of the Day

Which team has a better ATS record coming into the matchup between the Kings and the Oilers?

The Kings and the Oilers are both 32-38 against the spread this season.

What is a good player prop option for the Los Angeles Kings?

Anze Kopitar has four goals and five assists in the four-game winning streak by the Kings so consider the +250 odds for Kopitar to score at least one

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