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Moneyline Favors the Los Angeles Kings in Battle with the Chicago Blackhawks – Betting Odds and Pick

The Los Angeles Kings look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Chicago Blackhawks arrive at STAPLES Center on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Los Angeles Kings in this one found them earlier as -120 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 3.3-2.2 result in favor of the Kings is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings bring a 38-35-7 record to the battle against the 50-23-8 Blackhawks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 23-37-20 so far and the Blackhawks go 37-32-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Kings at No. 6 and the Chicago Blackhawks at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 26-ranked offense (2.44 goals per game) against a Chicago Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.59 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 18.72% rate while the Blackhawks have a 77.88% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Chicago was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Flames at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at +146 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Chicago is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Chicago is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Los Angeles is 7-18 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles's last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to , Wednesday, December 31st
Los Angeles at Anaheim, Sunday, April 9th