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Punchless Kings are Cashing UNDER Tickets With Ease

The Los Angeles Kings have been great at home and awful on the road this year, but the good news for Kings backs is the squad will be back in the Golden State on Saturday against the New Jersey Devils.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 9-2-2 in the Kings' last 13 games.
  • The road team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
  • The Devils are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

Sportsbooks opened the Kings as -136 home chalk with an OVER/UNDER of 5.

The Kings are coming off a brutal five-game road trip which saw them drop four straight away from the Staples Center, but they did end it on a good note after toppling Edmonton 4-2 on Thursday. Goaltender Peter Budaj has done a great job filling in for the injured Jonathan Quick and Jeff Zatkoff. Budaj has started 14 of 15 games since the two went down.

The Devils’ power-play has been non-existent in recent weeks. New Jersey is 0-for-24 with the man advantage in the last seven games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Los Angeles Kings in this one found them earlier as -133 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3-2.3 result in favor of the Devils today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings currently sport a record of 7-9-1. The New Jersey Devils are 9-4-3. Betting totals have seen the Kings post a 5-10-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Devils have gone 3-7-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs New Jersey injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated New Jersey Devils taking on the No. 15-rated Los Angeles Kings in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 20-ranked offense (2.44 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.12 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 10.53% rate while the Devils have a 81.25% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Jersey lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Ducks on November 17. Bettors who backed the Ducks at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-2 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 15-2 ATS in its last 17 games
  • New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • New Jersey is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Los Angeles's last 13 games
  • Los Angeles is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey at San Jose, Monday, November 21st
Los Angeles at Anaheim, Sunday, November 20th

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