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|Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings meet at STAPLES Center. The Canucks were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +144 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles was a 5-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Blues. They lost as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors. Los Angeles:
Team record: 25-13-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Team record: 23-12-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Vancouver at Anaheim, Sunday, January 5
Los Angeles home to Minnesota, Tuesday, January 7