Moneyline favors Kings in battle with Stars
Los Angeles Kings vs Dallas Stars Odds
American Airlines Center hosts an NHL battle between the Dallas Stars and the visiting Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.
Dallas battles the Kings, currently with a 19-12-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 17-12-4 for the Stars and 16-12-6 for the Kings.
Bettors looking to side with the Stars in this one found them earlier as +100 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Stars and the No. 7-rated Kings in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dallas' No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Stars power play is averaging 18.9% while the Kings defense kills off 81.7% of their penalties.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Wild. Bettors on Minnesota at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Stars were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wild. 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 Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Kings at Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles' last 5 games on the road
Los Angeles is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Los Angeles' last 16 games
Los Angeles is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas' last 7 games
Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
Dallas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Los Angeles at Phoenix, Tuesday, April 2
Dallas home to Anaheim, Monday, April 1