Oilers vs. Sharks Game 4 Pick
Will the San Jose Sharks even up their series with the Edmonton Oilers when the two meet up in Game 4 tonight at 10PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sharks are favored at home today, as they are getting odds of -125 to win. The Oilers are getting a money line of +105 to prevail, while the over/under total for the game is listed at 5 goals.
Edmonton picked up a 1-0 win over the Sharks in Game 3 to establish a 2-1 lead in the series. Edmonton has won five of its last six meetings with the Sharks now. The Oilers come into tonight’s game 49-26-10 overall and 23-14-5 on the road. San Jose is 47-31-7 overall and 26-12-4 at home.
Two scoreless period of play led to a Zack Kassian goal by the Oilers in the third period. It was his second goal of the postseason. Cam Talbot recorded his second straight shutout with 23 saves. He has only faced 39 shots over these last two games. Edmonton didn’t have a real aggressive attack in Game 3 either, amassing just 22 shots. The Sharks did have a huge advantage in hits, posting 58 to just 37 for the Oilers.
The Sharks are really struggling to find any offensive flow right now on the ice. It didn’t improve much at home in Game 3 either. The Oilers didn’t have a great offensive outburst either. However, Edmonton has found ways to find the net in these last two games and the Oilers were the better offensive team this season. If the Oilers can continue to play this well on defense, the Sharks don’t stand much of a chance.
NHL PLAYOFFS PREDICTION: EDMONTON OILERS +105