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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Vancouver Canucks vs Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Vancouver Canucks pay a visit to STAPLES Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Los Angeles Kings in this one found them earlier as -270 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.2-2 victory for the Kings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Los Angeles Kings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Kings sport a record of 31-27-6 heading into this matchup, while the Vancouver Canucks sit at 26-30-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 18-30-16 for the Kings and 24-27-12 for the Canucks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Vancouver injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 13 (Los Angeles Kings) and the No. 28 (Vancouver Canucks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.47 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 21 at 2.89 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 17.32% while the Canucks defense kills off 77.38% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Vancouver was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at -260 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Maple Leafs on March 02. Bettors who backed the Kings at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Los Angeles is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Los Angeles is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Vancouver
  • Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Vancouver

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Anaheim, Sunday, March 5th
Los Angeles home to Nashville, Thursday, March 9th