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Kings favored in Game 3 Betting

The Los Angeles Kings will be looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Stanley Cup final on Monday night as they hit the ice as home favorites in Game 3 against the New Jersey Devils.

The Kings paid off on the moneyline again in Game 2 on Saturday, winning 2-1 on the road in overtime on a goal by Jeff Carter. Jonathan Quick made 32 saves on 33 Devils shots in the victory and moved closer to the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP, where he is a prohibitive favorite at Bovada.

Los Angeles battles the Devils, currently with a 48-28-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 23-43-16 for the Kings and 37-34-11 for the Devils.

View New Jersey vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting New Jersey before the first pitch in this match will find them as +170-moneyline underdogs at Bovada. They will see an opening total of 4.5 at TopBet, knowing the first two games were 2-1 OT wins for LA.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Kings, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Devils, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 29-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 17% rate while the Devils have a 89.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Los Angeles was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Devils. They won as +105 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Los Angeles are 4-4-1
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 7-7-1
After a win are 9-1

 

A few Devils at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New Jersey is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
New Jersey is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 5 games when playing New Jersey
Los Angeles is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games at home

Next up:
New Jersey at Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 6

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