Predators open as moneyline underdog vs Kings
Nashville Predators vs Los Angeles Kings Odds
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.
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.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Kings at No. 11 and the Predators at No. 26 heading into this contest.
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
Nashville home to Edmonton, Friday, March 8
Los Angeles home to St. Louis, Tuesday, March 5