Tonight's game NHL Playoff Game #5 features the Los Angeles Kings (+185) against the Edmonton Oilers (-227) in what is expected to be a high-scoring game with a total of 6.5. The Oilers are the heavy favorites and are projected to win by a margin of 0.84, according to the Raymond Report Forecast. However, the Kings have a chance to cover the spread and possibly pull off an upset as they are 5-5 SU and 7-3 in their last 10 ATS.
The Kings are coming off a tough loss to the Oilers in their previous game and are looking to bounce back. They have a record of 49-37 SU and 47-39-0 ATS, with an Over/Under record of 43-39-4. The Oilers, on the other hand, are on a two-game winning streak and have a record of 52-34 SU and 46-40-0 ATS, with an Over/Under record of 55-29-2.
The Kings are a Tier 2 team with a 54% C.O.G.O. for the game going Over, while the Oilers are a Tier 1 team with a 50% C.O.W. The Kings are currently in a neutral PVI while the Oilers are in a bullish PVI.
Overall, the Oilers have the advantage in this matchup and are expected to come out on top. However, the Kings have shown they can cover the spread and could potentially pull off an upset. Fans can expect an exciting, high-scoring game.
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