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NHL Betting Line Favors the Los Angeles Kings over the Edmonton Oilers Saturday

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Edmonton Oilers at Los Angeles battle on Saturday at STAPLES Center as the Kings try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Los Angeles Kings as -160 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.7 win for the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Edmonton Oilers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 25-31-4 this season, while the Kings are 33-23-5. Edmonton is 29-30-1 on the totals; Los Angeles is 27-32-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Edmonton injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Kings, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Edmonton Oilers, who rate a No. 31 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.85 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.27 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 20% while the Oilers defense kills off 72.43% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Oilers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Stars on February 22. Bettors who backed the Stars at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Edmonton is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Los Angeles is 5-16 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at Anaheim, Sunday, February 25th
Los Angeles home to Vegas, Monday, February 26th