NHL Game Preview - Jets underdogs vs Kings at Los Angeles
Los Angeles Kings
|33-32-9||March 29, 2014, 10:00 PM | STAPLES Center||43-25-6|
Hockey bettors look for value at STAPLES Center on Saturday as host Los Angeles battles the Winnipeg Jets in hockey odds action.
The Kings are 43-25-6 so far on the season. The Jets, meanwhile, are 33-32-9. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 19-37-18 and the Jets go 33-36-5 on the totals.View Winnipeg Jets vs Los Angeles Kings Odds and Stats.
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Kings as -205 moneyline Favorite in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at BetOnline.
The Kings sit at No. 8 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Jets sit at a No. 18 on the same chart.
The Jets were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at +205 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
The Kings were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 23-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.92 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 15.33% rate while the Jets have a 83.58% rate on the penalty kill.
Winnipeg at Anaheim, Monday, March 31st
Los Angeles home to Minnesota, Monday, March 31st