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Blues vs Kings: Game 2 Betting

Los Angeles KingsSt. Louis Blues
April 30, 9:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Los Angeles Kings vs St. Louis Blues Odds

40-27-15TEAM RECORD49-22-11

The Los Angeles Kings will be looking for a second road upset on Monday night as they hit the ice in St. Louis once again for the second game of their second-round Western Conference series.

The Kings paid out as underdogs in Game 1 of the best-of-seven set on Saturday night, winning 3-1 on the road. Slava Voynov, Matt Greene, and Dustin Penner all scored for the Kings in that win.

The Blues sport records of 49-22-11 heading into this matchup, while the Kings sit at 40-27-15 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-43-18 for the Blues and 23-43-16 for the Kings.

View Los Angeles vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, St. Louis sat as -165 favorites at Bet365. The total was set at 4.5 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Blues and the No. 10-ranked Kings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Kings have a 87% rate on the penalty kill.

The Kings were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles Kings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Kings at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Los Angeles' last 8 games when playing St. Louis
Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles' last 5 games
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing Los Angeles
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis' last 10 games when playing at home against Los Angeles

Next up:
Los Angeles home to St. Louis, Thursday, May 3