Hockey odds preview - Ottawa vs. Los Angeles

1-0-1 October 09, 2013, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center 1-2-0

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Ottawa on Wednesday, with the host Kings trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Supporters of the Senators have seen them go 1-0-1 so far this season, while the Kings are at 1-2-0. In totals betting, the Kings are 1-1-1, while the Senators are 1-1.

View Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Senators listed earlier today as underdogs of 134 at most sportsbooks, including Sportsbook. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Kings and the No. 20-ranked Senators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Maple Leafs on October 5. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at -126 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Kings were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made Sportsbooks of bettors who got New York at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 18-ranked offense (2.33 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Kings Sportsbook has clicked at a 30% rate while the Senators have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Ottawa at San Jose, Saturday, October 12th
Los Angeles at Hartford , Friday, October 11th
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