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Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers Game 7: Picks, Predictions, Odds and Player Props

The Florida Panthers looked poised to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history after taking a commanding 3-0 series lead, however, the Edmonton Oilers stormed back and have forced a Game 7.

Now that we have a winner-take-all matchup to get ready for, let’s break down our best Oilers vs. Panthers Game 7 predictions.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers Game 7 betting picks and predictions

Over 5.5 goals (+120)

Heading into the 2024 Stanley Cup Final, we were either going to see a team win their first title in franchise history or the Cup return to Canada for the first time in over three decades.

With two huge storylines in play, we shouldn’t be surprised to see each team able to win three games in a row.

Therefore, targeting the money line, or even puck line, for Game 7 seems like the most volatile way to go about making a best bet.

With that in mind, we’re going to stick with the total market, which has treated us well since a slower start to the series.

It was to be expected that we would have plenty of fireworks thanks to skaters like Connor McDavid and Aleksander Barkov on the ice, however, Florida goaltender Sergi Bobrovsky did all he could to prevent that.

While that was the case for the first two games, we expected regression and that is exactly what we got.

Each of the past four games have gone over the total and for the most part quite easily. Admittedly, we needed empty-net goals for Game 6 to hit the over, but we have similar expectations in terms of regression.

We saw some absolutely remarkable saves by Edmonton netminder Stuart Skinner in that Game 6 and like Bobrovsky earlier in the series, we don’t see some of those being replicated.

Furthermore, the Oilers will be on the road for Game 7, which only increases the likelihood that we will see more than a single goal from the Panthers.

It feels very much up-in-the-air in terms of who wins the Stanley Cup, so instead, our Oilers vs. Panthers best bet is for there to be over 5.5 goals. 

Connor McDavid over 1.5 points (-120)

That’s right, we’re not beating around the bush when it comes to our favorite player prop, as we’re targeting the best skater in the world.

As much as we love finding value with skaters that are sometimes not considered household names, this is a case in which we’re getting a great price on McDavid.

First and foremost, being on the road provides a less expensive price. Furthermore, with everything on the line, we completely expect McDavid to take over and carry his Oilers.

Whether or not that leads to a victory remains to be seen, but it’s what he did in Game 4 and Game 5 to bring them up from down 3-0 and back to Edmonton.

It was Leon Draisaitl who took over in Game 6 and miraculously McDavid was held pointless, while the Oilers were still able to secure the 5-1 victory.

As impressive as that is, it’s not something that we would expect to happen again, let alone in back-to-back games.

The pressure of a Stanley Cup has been put on McDavid since being drafted #1 overall nine years ago and now it is finally in his sights.

When this series was last in Florida for Game 5 McDavid had four points and he had 10 over his last three games prior to Friday night.

He can still reach Wayne Gretzky’s all-time record for postseason points with a huge Game 7, so at least two points should be on the menu.

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Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers Game 7 odds

Edmonton Oilers

-105 ML

Florida Panthers

-115 ML

Puck Line

FLA -1.5

Total Goals

O/U 5.5

Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers Game 7 player props

Anytime Goalscorer

Zach Hyman


Connor McDavid


Sam Reinhart


Leon Draisaitl


Carter Verhaeghe


Matthew Tkachuk


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This article was written by a partner sports writer via Spotlight Sports Group. All odds displayed on this page were correct at the time of writing and are subject to withdrawal or change at any time.

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