Kings one win from eliminating Hawks
The Los Angeles Kings can move on to the Stanley Cup final on Wednesday night as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 5 of the best-of-seven NHL Western Conference final.
Los Angeles paid out against Chicago for the third straight game on the NHL betting lines last time out, pushing their series lead to 3-1 with a 5-2 home win at -125 at the sportsbooks. The OVER is 3-0 in their last three meetings.
Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-3.1 win for the Blackhawks on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago Blackhawks sport a record of 55-26-17 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Kings sit at 57-34-9 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 48-47-3 for the Blackhawks and 32-46-22 for the Kings. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Los Angeles injuries news.
The Kings - Blackhawks odds would favor the Kings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 2.
How Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 1-ranked offense (3.18 goals per game) against a Los Angeles Kings defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.21 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 19.14% rate while the Kings have a 83.29% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles Kings vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Odds Trends
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
Los Angeles is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Los Angeles is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Chicago is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles home to Chicago, Friday, May 30th