Kings hit the ice against the Avalanche
The OVER didn't pay out in any of the last 10 games between the Los Angeles Kings and the Colorado Avalanche as those two teams renew hostilities on the ice on Wednesday night.
The OVER/UNDER is 0-5-5 in the last 10 games between the Kings and the Avalanche dating back to 2011, with Colorado holding the 6-4 edge in those contests. Los Angeles won the last meeting between the two teams by a 3-2 score on December 21.
The Avalanche currently sport a record of 37-16-5. The Kings are 30-22-6. Betting totals have seen the Avalanche post a 29-27-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Kings have gone 15-28-15 against the number.
If you're going with the Avalanche in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -115 on most hockey betting menus early today for Wednesday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
The Avalanche sit at No. 7 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kings sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Blue Jackets on February 6. Bettors who backed the Kings at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Islanders on February 8. Bettors who backed the Avalanche at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.17 goals allowed. The Avalanche power play is averaging 18.97% while the Kings defense kills off 83.19% of their penalties.
Los Angeles at Calgary, Thursday, February 27th
Colorado home to Phoenix, Friday, February 28th