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Los Angeles Kings Host Edmonton Oilers in NHL Betting Action

Fans betting on NHL look for value at STAPLES Center on Saturday as the host Los Angeles Kings battle the Edmonton Oilers in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Edmonton Oilers in this one, they Oilers listed earlier today as underdogs of 193 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-1.9 win for the Oilers. 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

44-25-5 Los Angeles battles the Oilers, currently with a 30-40-7 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 24-29-21 for the Kings and 36-37-4 for the Oilers. 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. 13 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Edmonton Oilers, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 26 at 2.94 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 20.93% while the Oilers defense kills off 79.91% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Oilers at +186 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Jets. Bettors on Winnipeg at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Edmonton's last 18 games
  • Edmonton is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Edmonton's last 10 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Edmonton
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 7 games when playing Edmonton
  • Los Angeles is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton home to Anaheim, Monday, March 28th
Los Angeles at San Jose, Monday, March 28th