July 22, 2024

Oilers vs. Panthers odds, line, score prediction: 2024 Stanley Cup Final picks, Game 7 bets by NHL model

Despite losing three in a row, the Florida Panthers can secure their first-ever championship on Monday when they take on the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7 of their 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Final in Sunrise, Fla. The Panthers (52-24-6), who lost their first two Stanley Cup Final series, have gone 15-8 in the postseason this year. The Oilers (49-27-6), who are eyeing their sixth championship since joining the NHL in 1979-1980, have outscored the Panthers 18-5 over the past three games. Edmonton is 5-2 all-time in Stanley Cup Final series.

The puck is scheduled to drop at 8 p.m. ET. Edmonton is favored at -112 (risk $112 to win $100) in the latest Oilers vs. Panthers odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total goals scored is 5.5. Before making any Panthers vs. Oilers picks, you need to check out the NHL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

SportsLine’s model simulates every NHL game 10,000 times, taking into account factors like current form, individual matchups, injuries and short- and long-term trends when making NHL picks. It entered the 2024 Stanley Cup Final on a 7-4 run on top-rated puck-line picks.

Now, the model has set its sights on Oilers vs. Panthers and just locked in its NHL picks and Stanley Cup Final predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the latest NHL odds and trends for Panthers vs. Oilers: 

  • Oilers vs. Panthers money line: Edmonton -112, Florida -108
  • Oilers vs. Panthers over/under: 5.5 goals
  • Oilers vs. Panthers puck line: Florida -1.5 (+244)
  • EDM: The Oilers have hit the game total Under in 28 of their last 43 away games (+13.20 units)
  • FLA: The Panthers have hit the game total Under in 55 of their last 90 games (+21.55 units)
  • Oilers vs. Panthers picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why you should back the Panthers

Center Aleksander Barkov has had a solid series for Florida. He scored the team’s lone goal in Game 6 in the 5-1 loss on Friday. He has been the Panthers’ top scorer this postseason, and has two goals and three assists in the series. He has eight goals and 14 assists in the playoffs, and is tied for the team lead with 22 postseason points. During the regular season, he scored 23 goals and added 57 assists in 73 games.

Left wing Matthew Tkachuk has a team-high 16 assists and also has 22 points in 23 postseason games for Florida. In a 5-3 Game 5 loss on Tuesday, he scored a goal and added an assist. He also registered an assist in Game 3, a 4-3 Panthers victory. Tkachuk was dominant in the Eastern Conference Finals win over the New York Rangers, scoring a goal and adding four assists. In the opening-round series win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, he scored three goals and added six assists, including a two-goal performance in a 5-3 win in Game 3 on April 25. See who to back at SportsLine.

Why you should back the Oilers

Defenseman Evan Bouchard continues to be a thorn in Florida’s side, and is among Edmonton’s top threats on offense. In 24 postseason games, he has scored six goals and added 26 assists. He had one assist in an 8-1 win in Game 4 and followed that up with three assists in the 5-3 victory in Game 5. He had a dominant series against Dallas in the Western Conference Finals, scoring one goal and adding six assists in the series, including two helpers in each of the last two games. In 81 regular season games, Bouchard posted 18 goals and 64 assists.

Center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been solid this postseason. He has a goal and an assist in the Stanley Cup Final, and had two goals and two assists in the Western Conference Finals win over the Dallas Stars. In a 3-1 win in Game 5 at Dallas, he scored a pair of power-play goals to put the Stars on the brink of elimination. In 24 postseason matchups, he has seven goals and 15 assists. In 80 regular-season games, he registered 18 goals and added 49 assists. See who to back at SportsLine.

How to make Panthers vs. Oilers picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 5.6 combined goals. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Oilers vs. Panthers in Game 7 of the 2024 Stanley Cup Final, and which side of the money line has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Panthers vs. Oilers money line to jump on Monday, all from the advanced model that has simulated this matchup 10,000 times.