Kings facing elimination against Ducks
The Los Angeles Kings face elimination from the NHL playoffs on Wednesday as they play host to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 of their best-of-seven postseason series.
The Ducks hold a 3-2 lead in the second-round set after topping the Kings 4-3 as a -120 home favorite on the NHL odds board in Game 5 on Monday night.
Anaheim is currently riding a three-game winning streak.
Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you're backing the visiting Anaheim Ducks in this one, they Ducks listed earlier today as underdogs of 125 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book (including Bet365).
Computer Prediction: Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings Pick
A 3.3-3 result in favor of the Ducks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Anaheim Ducks will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 61-23-9 this season, while the Kings are 52-33-9. Anaheim is 48-40-5 on the totals; Los Angeles is 28-44-22. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Anaheim injuries news.
The Ducks - Kings odds would favor the Kings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Anaheim is at No. 15.
How Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 22-ranked offense (2.59 goals per game) against a Anaheim Ducks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.56 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 16.1% rate while the Ducks have a 82.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds Trends
Anaheim is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Anaheim is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Anaheim is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Los Angeles
Anaheim is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Los Angeles is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Anaheim
Los Angeles is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Next Betting Matchups
Anaheim home to Los Angeles, Friday, May 16th