The No. 2 Edmonton Oilers and No. 3 Winnipeg Jets square off on Wednesday, May 19th to open their seven-game series for Round 1 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The winner advances to the second round of Stanley Cup Playoffs where they will face the winner of the Maple Leafs-Canadiens series. The Oilers won seven of nine games between these two teams in the regular season.
The Oilers have home ice advantage in this series and are a solid but not heavy series favorite (-175) at DraftKings Sportsbook. However, the betting public is all over Edmonton with 86% of bets and 92% of handle to win the series. You can bet on the exact outcome of the series and the favorite is Edmonton in five games at +415. Oilers in six and in seven are tied at +450, and are followed by the Jets in six at (+600).
Here is the Jets-Oilers series schedule.
No. 3 Winnipeg Jets wins series 4-0 over No. 2 Edmonton Oilers
Game 1: Jets 4, Oilers 1
Game 2: Jets 1, Oilers 0 (OT)
Game 3: Jets 5, Oilers 4 (OT)
Game 4: Jets 4, Oilers 3 (3OT)
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