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Hockey odds preview - Vancouver vs. Los Angeles

Vancouver CanucksLos Angeles Kings
March 23, 4:00 PM | STAPLES Center

Vancouver Canucks vs Los Angeles Kings Odds

15-9-6TEAM RECORD17-11-2

The Los Angeles Kings will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Vancouver Canucks invade STAPLES Center on Saturday.

This season the Kings are 17-11-2 overall while the Canucks are 15-9-6. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 13-11-6 on the OU, and Vancouver is 13-14-3.

View Vancouver vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-142 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 16-rated Canucks taking on the No. 7-rated Kings in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 19.8% while the Canucks defense kills off 80.7% of their penalties.

Vancouver was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Coyotes. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Kings were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +187 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Canucks at Kings trends to consider:
Vancouver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games
Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Vancouver
Los Angeles is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Los Angeles' last 12 games

Next up:
Vancouver at Colorado, Sunday, March 24
Los Angeles at Chicago, Monday, March 25