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Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Anaheim vs Los Angeles battle on Saturday at Honda Center as the Ducks try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
This season the Ducks are 4-1-1 overall while the Kings are 2-2-2. As for the totals, Anaheim is 2-4 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 2-3-1.
The Kings were listed as 110 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
The Ducks sit at No. 24 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kings sit at a No. 28 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Anaheim's No. 5-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 23.5% rate while the Kings have a 86.7% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 2-1 loser at home against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Anaheim, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at -115 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Kings at Ducks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games on the road
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Anaheim
Los Angeles is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Los Angeles' last 12 games when playing Anaheim
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Anaheim's last 12 games when playing Los Angeles
Anaheim is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Los Angeles at Columbus, Tuesday, February 5
Anaheim home to San Jose, Monday, February 4