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Los Angeles Kings at Detroit Red Wings NHL Odds Report

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday as the host Detroit Red Wings battle the Los Angeles Kings in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Detroit Red Wings as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 0.2-0 win for the Red Wings on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Los Angeles Kings vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 14-12-2 this season, while the Red Wings are 13-13-4. Los Angeles is 10-12-5 on the totals; Detroit is 12-13-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Los Angeles injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-ranked Detroit Red Wings and the No. 16-rated Los Angeles Kings in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.37 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.71 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 12.75% while the Kings defense kills off 81.91% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Kings were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -174 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Flyers on December 11. Bettors who backed the Flyers at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Los Angeles is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Los Angeles is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Friday, December 16th
Detroit home to Anaheim, Saturday, December 17th