Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
Edmonton will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Los Angeles Kings pay a visit to Rexall Place.
Supporters of the Kings have seen them go 0-2 so far this season, while the Oilers are at 1-1. In totals betting, the Oilers are 1-1, while the Kings are 1-1.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Kings listed as favorites of 110 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 10-rated Kings taking on the No. 24-rated Oilers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 10-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 24 at 4 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 33.3% rate while the Kings have a 77.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Avalanche on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at +105 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Edmonton was a 6-3 loser at home against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at -112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing San Jose are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Kings at Oilers trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Los Angeles' last 8 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
Los Angeles is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Edmonton's last 8 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 8 games at home
Los Angeles at Phoenix, Saturday, January 26
Edmonton at Calgary, Saturday, January 26