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The New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at STAPLES Center.
Oddsmakers opened the Kings as -170-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 5
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -138 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 58-39-9
NY Rangers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Rangers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
NY Rangers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
Team record: 61-36-10
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Los Angeles's last 10 games
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games at home
NY Rangers home to Los Angeles Monday, June 16