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Minnesota favored by -105 against Los Angeles on Saturday

Los Angeles KingsMinnesota Wild
March 30, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Los Angeles Kings vs Minnesota Wild Odds

19-12-2TEAM RECORD20-11-2

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 Wild sit at 20-11-2 on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 19-12-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Minnesota is 14-16-3 OU, and Los Angeles is 15-12-6 OU.

View Los Angeles vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Wild as -105 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Wild sit at No. 9 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kings sit at a No. 7 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 12-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Wild powerplay has clicked at a 18.1% rate while the Kings have a 82% rate on the penalty kill.

The Kings were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Wild were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

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

Next up:
Los Angeles at Dallas, Sunday, March 31
Minnesota home to St. Louis, Monday, April 1