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Blues vs Kings Game 1 Betting

Los Angeles KingsSt. Louis Blues
April 28, 7:30 PM | Scottrade Center

Los Angeles Kings vs St. Louis Blues Odds

40-27-15TEAM RECORD49-22-11

The St. Louis Blues are favorites at the sportsbooks for Saturday as they play host to the Los Angeles Kings in the opening game of their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series.

The Kings pulled off the biggest upset of the first round of the playoffs, knocking out the top-seeded Canucks as underdogs on the NHL lines. The Blues got past the Sharks in the first round.

St. Louis will face the 40-27-15 Kings. In totals betting, the Blues are 21-43-18 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Kings are 23-43-16 favoring the OVER.

View Los Angeles vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Kings were listed as +155 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks including William Hill. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Blues) and the No. 10 (Kings) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis' No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 16.7% while the Kings defense kills off 87% of their penalties.

The Kings were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +148 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing San Jose are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Kings at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles' last 7 games when playing St. Louis
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Los Angeles' last 9 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 9 games when playing at home against Los Angeles

Next up:
Los Angeles at St. Louis, Monday, April 30