Flames vs Kings Hockey Game Preview
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings Odds
The Kings get a visit from the Calgary Flames in hockey action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The Kings currently sports a record of 13-8-2. The Flames are 9-10-4. Betting totals have seen the Kings post a 10-8-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Flames have gone 12-9-2 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Kings as -205 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Kings and the No. 24-rated Flames in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 11-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Flames defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 17.2% rate while the Flames have a 78.7% rate on the penalty kill.
The Flames were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -184 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Calgary are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Flames at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Calgary's last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 5 games
Los Angeles is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing at home against Calgary
Calgary home to Detroit, Wednesday, March 13
Los Angeles at Phoenix, Tuesday, March 12