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Boston Bruins vs. Los Angeles Kings

The Boston Bruins and the Los Angeles Kings will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at STAPLES Center.

In their last action, Boston was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at +204 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 26-13-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Boston:
Team record: 28-13-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 7-3
After playing Anaheim are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

Next up:
Boston at San Jose, Saturday, January 11
Los Angeles home to Detroit, Saturday, January 11