Oilers vs. Canucks Game 2 NHL Top Pick: A Goal-Filled Showdown

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In Game 2 of the second round of the Western Conference series, the Edmonton Oilers aim to bounce back after their 5-4 loss in the previous matchup. Having taken a 4-1 lead early on in the game they took their eye off the ball and eventually had to take the 5-4 loss.

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NHL Pick: First Period Over 1.5 (-125) at BetOnline (visit our BetOnline Review)

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Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks

Friday, May 10, 2024 – 10:00 PM ET at Rogers Arena

Early Goals Order of the Day

There have been 1/4/2/3/1/0/2/2/1 and 2 goals scored respectively in each of the previous 10 meetings during the first period. Only 1 game had zero goals and the over 1.5 hit 50% of the time.

In the first matchup, there were two goals scored in the first period and nine in total.

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The Pick

There are a lot of offensive weapons on display in this game, for both teams, so shots and good attempts on the net are highly likely, especially from what we have seen in game one of the series.

Look to take 2+ first period goals in this NHL playoffs game at -125 betting odds. Don’t be surprised if three goals are scored in this first period, with massive +260 NHL betting odds.

NHL Pick: First Period Over 1.5 (-125) at BetOnline

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