Kings host Oilers at Staples Center
The Los Angeles Kings are 7-3 on the NHL betting lines in their last 10 games against the Edmonton Oilers as those teams hit the ice at the Staples Center on Sunday night.
Los Angeles went 2-1 against Edmonton last season, with the OVER/UNDER going 0-2-1 for totals bettors in those three contests. In fact, the OVER/UNDER is just 1-7-2 for totals bettors in the last 10 Kings/Oilers games.
The Kings currently sport a record of 7-4-0. The Oilers are 3-8-1. Betting totals have seen the Kings post a 5-5-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Oilers have gone 7-5 against the number.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 27-rated Oilers taking on the No. 13-rated Kings in this contest.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Coyotes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at -175 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at -150 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 12-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 30 at 4 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Oilers have a 72.73% rate on the penalty kill.
Edmonton at Toronto, Tuesday, October 29th
Los Angeles at Winnipeg, Tuesday, October 29th