Los Angeles favored by -136 against St. Louis on Tuesday
St. Louis Blues vs Los Angeles Kings Odds
St. Louis pays a visit to Los Angeles on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Kings bats in hockey action at STAPLES Center.
The Kings sit at 11-7-2 on the season; in comparison, the Blues are currently 11-8-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Los Angeles is 7-8-5 OU, and St. Louis is 12-6-3 OU.
The Kings were listed earlier today as -136 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Kings at No. 11 and the Blues at No. 7 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 18-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 17.7% rate while the Blues have a 79.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -110 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-1 winner at home against the Predators. Bettors on Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Blues at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis' last 12 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis
St. Louis at Phoenix, Thursday, March 7
Los Angeles home to Dallas, Thursday, March 7