Flyers face Los Angeles Kings: NHL odds preview and stats
Los Angeles Kings
|26-23-6||February 01, 2014, 04:00 PM | STAPLES Center||30-20-6|
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Philadelphia on Saturday, with the host Kings trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
This season the Kings are 30-20-6 overall while the Flyers are 26-23-6. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 14-27-15 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 26-22-7.
View Philadelphia Flyers vs Los Angeles Kings Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Kings as -173 Favorite earlier today. The over under opened at 5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 16-rated Flyers taking on the No. 22-rated Kings in this contest.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Penguins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at +101 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 27-ranked offense (2.39 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.96 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 14.07% rate while the Flyers have a 83.64% rate on the penalty kill.
A few Flyers at Kings trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 7 games at home
Philadelphia at San Jose, Monday, February 3rd
Los Angeles home to Chicago, Monday, February 3rd