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New Jersey Devils vs Los Angeles Kings Pick and Betting Preview

The New Jersey Devils will look to grab a road win when they take on the Kings in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Los Angeles Kings in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -250 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-1.4 win for the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings bring a 39-22-4 record to the battle against the 32-29-7 Devils. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 20-26-19 so far and the Devils go 22-31-15. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs New Jersey injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Kings, most recently No. 2 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the New Jersey Devils, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 14-ranked offense (2.71 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 22.68% rate while the Devils have a 82.13% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Jersey was a 3-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Sharks. They won as +225 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-3 winner at home against the Capitals. Bettors on Los Angeles at -129 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games
  • New Jersey is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Los Angeles is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Los Angeles's last 14 games when playing New Jersey
  • Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey at Anaheim, Monday, March 14th
Los Angeles at Chicago, Monday, March 14th