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Los Angeles Kings take on Wild in hockey test

Los Angeles KingsMinnesota Wild
March 31, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Los Angeles Kings vs Minnesota Wild Odds

39-27-12TEAM RECORD32-35-10

The Wild get a visit from the Los Angeles Kings in hockey action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Kings will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 39-27-12 this season, while the Wild are 32-35-10. Los Angeles is 21-42-15 on the totals; Minnesota is 28-33-16.

View Los Angeles vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 135 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Wild - Kings odds would favor the Kings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 11.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 30-ranked offense (2.1 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 15.4% rate while the Kings have a 87.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Oilers on March 30. Bettors who backed the Kings at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

The Wild were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Edmonton are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Florida are 6-6-1
After a win are 3-7

A few Kings at Wild trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Los Angeles is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Minnesota is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Los Angeles
Minnesota is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Los Angeles

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Edmonton, Monday, April 2
Minnesota at Chicago, Sunday, April 1

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