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Detroit Red Wings at Los Angeles Kings Betting Lines and Trends

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit Red Wings dueling the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday at STAPLES Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Red Wings were listed as 180 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Kings to win this game 3.8-1.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

19-15-4 Los Angeles battles the Red Wings, currently with a 16-17-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 11-20-7 for the Kings and 16-16-6 for the Red Wings. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.

The Red Wings - Kings odds would favor the Kings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 23-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.87 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 16.07% rate while the Red Wings have a 82.91% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -149 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Kings were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +137 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Los Angeles's last 9 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at San Jose, Saturday, January 7th
Los Angeles home to Minnesota, Saturday, January 7th