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Pittsburgh Penguins at Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Los Angeles Kings get a visit from the Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Los Angeles Kings in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -154 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 3-2.8 win for the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles will face the 14-8-2 Penguins. In totals betting, the Kings are 5-9-10 in over under betting so far this season while the Pittsburgh Penguins are 7-14-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 2 (Los Angeles Kings) and the No. 7 (Pittsburgh Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 20-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.29 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 19.72% rate while the Penguins have a 82.93% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Sharks. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Canucks on December 01. Bettors who backed the Kings at -198 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
  • Los Angeles is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Anaheim, Sunday, December 6th
Los Angeles home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, December 6th