Kings vs. Oilers Game 1 NHL Playoffs 2024: Leon to Lay Down the Hammer

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NHL Pick: Leon Draisaitl Anytime Goalscorer (+150) at BetOnline (visit our BetOnline Review)

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Game one of the Edmonton Oilers post-season kicks off on home ice, where they will have to overcome the LA Kings in a best-of-seven series.

We believe this series has the potential for goals to be scored, and for this reason, we are liking Leon Draisaitl to find the back of the net tonight at plus money.

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Los Angeles Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers

Monday, April 22, 2024 – 10:00 PM ET at Rogers Place 

Leon the Value Pick to Score

Although the German-born Leon Draisaitl wasn’t the Oilers’ top goalscorer during the regular season (that award has gone to Zach Hyman) he has the potential to be their top scorer during the post-season.

Throughout his career he has scored 31 goals in 49 playoff games, with his best return coming last season were he scored 13 times in 12 games.

The Pick

Draisaitl hasn’t scored for four games in a row now, that’s the longest he has gone since mid-November. We expect he will get plenty of chances to do so tonight. Thus far this season, Draisaitl has scored 2 goals and had 4 assists in four games against the kings.

Draisaitl is a proven goalscorer, and with this Oilers team you really wouldn’t be surprised if we went with Hyman or Connor McDavid. At +150 betting odds, this is a very nice price to be getting in this scenario with Draisaitl and we would bet this down to as low as +130.

NHL Pick: Leon Draisaitl Anytime Goalscorer (+150) at BetOnline

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