Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings Preview

Los Angeles KingsChicago Blackhawks
Feb 17, 3:30 PM | United Center

Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

5-5-2TEAM RECORD11-0-3

Hockey bettors look for value at United Center on Sunday as host Chicago battles the Los Angeles Kings in hockey odds action.

The Blackhawks sit at 11-0-3 on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 5-5-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 4-10 OU, and Los Angeles is 4-5-3 OU.

View Los Angeles vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blackhawks in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -147 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blackhawks at No. 4 and the Kings at No. 21 heading into this contest.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 3-ranked offense (3.4 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 18.3% rate while the Kings have a 81.1% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at -180 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Blackhawks were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Columbus are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing San Jose are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Kings at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles' last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Los Angeles' last 14 games when playing Chicago
Los Angeles is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Los Angeles is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chicago's last 12 games

Next up:
Los Angeles at Edmonton, Tuesday, February 19
Chicago home to Vancouver, Tuesday, February 19

Share this: