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Hockey odds preview - Los Angeles vs. New Jersey


Los Angeles Kings

New Jersey Devils
12-6-1 November 15, 2013, 07:00 PM | Prudential Center 6-7-5



New Jersey will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Los Angeles Kings pay a visit to Prudential Center.

Supporters of the Kings have seen them go 12-6-1 so far this season, while the Devils are at 6-7-5. In totals betting, the Devils are 4-10-4, while the Kings are 8-9-2.

View Los Angeles Kings vs New Jersey Devils Odds and Stats.

Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Devils as 105 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 21 (Devils) and the No. 11 (Kings) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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In their last action, Los Angeles was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Islanders. Bettors on Los Angeles at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New Jersey at +160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Jersey's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.11 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.42 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 17.46% while the Kings defense kills off 81.33% of their penalties.

A few Kings at Devils trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Los Angeles's last 9 games when playing New Jersey
Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games
New Jersey is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
New Jersey is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Los Angeles


Next up:
Los Angeles at New York, Sunday, November 17th
New Jersey home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, November 16th