Kings open as moneyline underdog vs Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Detroit and Los Angeles on Sunday, with the host Red Wings trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Red Wings sit at 6-4-1 on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 3-4-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Detroit is 6-5 OU, and Los Angeles is 4-4-1 OU.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Red Wings and the No. 23-ranked Kings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 15-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 22 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 14% rate while the Kings have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Detroit won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Oilers on February 9. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Edmonton are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Kings at Red Wings trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing Detroit
Los Angeles is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games at home
Detroit is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles at St. Louis, Monday, February 11
Detroit home to St. Louis, Wednesday, February 13