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St. Louis Blues vs. Edmonton Oilers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/1/2022

The St. Louis Blues takes on the Edmonton Oilers on 4/1/2022 at 08:05 PM.

St. Louis Blues and Edmonton Oilers face off today. The St. Louis Blues has a record of 37.0-20.0 this season. The Edmonton Oilers is 38.0-25.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

St. Louis Blues Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force St. Louis Blues into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.72%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

St. Louis Blues Team Offense Preview

They score 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 26.18% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 30.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and their shot quality is rather decent.

Edmonton Oilers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Edmonton Oilers into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.89%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.8 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Edmonton Oilers Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 26.11% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 33.6 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

The St. Louis Blues Roster

The Players to Watch for St. Louis Blues

Colton Parayko D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 25 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Justin Faulk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 33.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan O’Reilly C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 11.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 15 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 43 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 10.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Edmonton Oilers Roster

The Players to Watch for Edmonton Oilers

Darnell Nurse D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Leon Draisaitl C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 49 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 48 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 97 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 21.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Connor McDavid C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 37 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 63 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 100 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

St. Louis Blues vs. Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: St. Louis Blues 2 Edmonton Oilers 3

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