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Senators Have Had Kings' Number of Late

The Los Angeles Kings have dropped three in a row at the Staples Center and five straight to Ottawa, but they’ll look to buck that trend against the Senators in Saturday’s NHL action.

Shark Bites
  • The Senators are 1-5 ATS in their last six games on Saturday.
  • The Kings are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games after a loss.
  • The Kings are 0-3 SU in their last three games against the Atlantic Division.

The last time these teams collided was north of the border on November 11, when Mark Stone scored with seven seconds remaining to hand the Kings a heartbreaking 2-1 setback. Stone has scored seven goals and set up seven others in his last 12 games.

L.A. goaltender Jeff Zatkoff has been great against the Senators, but it hasn’t translated to the betting window. Zatkoff has stopped 49 of 51 shots in two career starts vs Ottawa, but has an 0-0-1 mark to show for it.

Betting on the underdog has been the way to go when these teams meet. In the previous four games between the Kings and Senators, underdogs are 4-0 SU.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Ottawa Senators opened as 144 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.6-1.8 win for the Senators on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings bring a 13-11-2 record to the battle against the 16-9-2 Senators. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 10-12-4 so far and the Senators go 10-16-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Ottawa injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 24-rated Ottawa Senators taking on the No. 17-rated Los Angeles Kings in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 17-ranked offense (2.58 goals per game) against a Ottawa Senators defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.56 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 13.58% rate while the Senators have a 86.52% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Sharks on December 07. Bettors who backed the Senators at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +175 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Ottawa's last 20 games
  • Ottawa is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Los Angeles is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa at Anaheim, Sunday, December 11th
Los Angeles at Buffalo, Tuesday, December 13th

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