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Los Angeles Kings take on Rangers in hockey test

Los Angeles Kings

New York Rangers
13-6-1 November 17, 2013, 07:00 PM | Madison Square Garden 10-9-0

New York will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Los Angeles Kings pay a visit to Madison Square Garden.

The Rangers sit at 10-9-0 on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 13-6-1. Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 7-9-3 OU, and Los Angeles is 8-10-2 OU.

View Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Los Angeles before puck drop in this match found them as 105-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, ccording to BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Rangers and the No. 11-ranked Kings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.


Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at +110 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

New York was a 1-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They won as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 25-ranked offense (2.21 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 18.75% rate while the Kings have a 81.82% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Kings at Rangers trends to consider:
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Los Angeles is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
NY Rangers is 6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games
NY Rangers is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, November 19th
New York home to Boston, Tuesday, November 19th