Moneyline favors Kings in battle with Coyotes
Los Angeles Kings vs Phoenix Coyotes Odds
Phoenix will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Los Angeles Kings pay a visit to Jobing.com Arena.
The Kings will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 3-1-1 this season, while the Coyotes are 2-2-1. Los Angeles is 1-3-1 on the totals; Phoenix is 3-2.
The Kings were listed as 110 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
The Coyotes sit at No. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kings sit at a No. 13 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Phoenix's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 4 at 2 goals allowed. The Coyotes power play is averaging 20.8% while the Kings defense kills off 83.3% of their penalties.
The Kings were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Blackhawks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -130 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Kings at Coyotes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Los Angeles is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix's last 9 games
Phoenix is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
Los Angeles home to Dallas, Saturday, October 22
Phoenix at Anaheim, Sunday, October 23