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Kings Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Oilers

The Los Angeles Kings will look to grab a road win when they take on the Oilers in Edmonton at Rogers Place on Thursday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Los Angeles Kings opened as 129 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

A 2.8-2.6 result in favor of the Kings is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Los Angeles Kings have seen them go 17-14-4 so far this season, while the Oilers are at 18-12-6. In totals betting, the Edmonton Oilers are 13-20-3, while the Kings are 11-18-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Edmonton vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Kings - Oilers odds would favor the Oilers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Edmonton is rated No. 11 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Edmonton Oilers No. 8-ranked offense (2.92 goals per game) against a Los Angeles Kings defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.46 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 21.19% rate while the Kings have a 84.62% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Canucks on December 28. Bettors who backed the Canucks at +133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Edmonton was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Sharks. They lost as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Los Angeles is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
  • Los Angeles is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Edmonton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to San Jose, Saturday, December 31st
Edmonton home to Vancouver, Saturday, December 31st