Kings vs Avalanche Hockey Game Preview
Los Angeles Kings vs Colorado Avalanche Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Colorado vs Los Angeles battle on Tuesday at Pepsi Center as the Avalanche try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Avalanche bring a 0-1 record to the battle against the 0-1 Kings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Colorado go 1-0 so far and the Kings go 1-0.
This game matches up the No. 13 (Avalanche) and the No. 10 (Kings) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 20-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 26 at 5 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Kings have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Blackhawks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at +115 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Wild on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -130 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Kings at Avalanche trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles' last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Los Angeles' last 11 games
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Los Angeles at Edmonton, Thursday, January 24
Colorado home to Columbus, Thursday, January 24