Predators open as moneyline underdog vs Kings

Nashville PredatorsLos Angeles Kings
March 4, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Nashville Predators vs Los Angeles Kings Odds

9-8-5TEAM RECORD10-7-2

The visiting Predators hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at STAPLES Center against the Los Angeles Kings.

Los Angeles will face the 9-8-5 Predators. In totals betting, the Kings are 6-8-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Predators are 6-15-1 favoring the OVER.

View Nashville vs Los Angeles Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Kings in this one found them earlier as -157 favorites 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.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Kings at No. 11 and the Predators at No. 26 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 16% while the Predators defense kills off 78.7% of their penalties.

Nashville was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Sharks. They lost as +132 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Canucks. They lost as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing San Jose are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Predators at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Nashville's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Nashville's last 25 games
Nashville is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Nashville's last 9 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles' last 9 games when playing Nashville
Los Angeles is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Nashville

Next up:
Nashville home to Edmonton, Friday, March 8
Los Angeles home to St. Louis, Tuesday, March 5

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