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Los Angeles Kings battle vs Minnesota Wild highlights NHL odds menu

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Dec 8, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Minnesota Wild vs Los Angeles Kings Odds

18-7-3TEAM RECORD13-10-4

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Minnesota duelling Los Angeles on Thursday at STAPLES Center.

Supporters of the Wild have seen them go 18-7-3 so far this season, while the Kings are at 13-10-4. In totals betting, the Kings are 6-14-7, while the Wild are 10-12-6.

View Minnesota vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Kings and the No. 23-ranked Wild, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 29-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 17.6% rate while the Wild have a 84.6% rate on the penalty kill.

The Wild were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +173 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Ducks on December 6. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing San Jose are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Wild at Kings trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Minnesota is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Phoenix, Saturday, December 10
Los Angeles home to Dallas, Saturday, December 10

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