The Anaheim Ducks have managed to pick up just two victories in their last six home games as they get set to play host to one of the hottest teams in the entire league on Friday night – the division-rival Los Angeles Kings.
The Ducks fell to 2-4 in their last half-dozen home games on Wednesday with an ugly 3-0 loss to the Ottawa Senators, but in their only home game against the Kings so far this season they pulled out a 6-5 victory back on November 12. That has Anaheim 2-1 in three games against Los Angeles this year.
Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Anaheim Ducks were listed earlier today as -120 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
(including Bodog), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.8 win for the Ducks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Ducks sit at 38-17-7 on the season; in comparison, the Los Angeles Kings are currently 29-19-12. Looking to wager on the totals? Anaheim is 27-32-3 OU, and Los Angeles is 24-25-11 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Anaheim vs Los Angeles injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
show the No. 21-rated Los Angeles Kings taking on the No. 12-rated Anaheim Ducks in this contest.
How Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Anaheim Ducks No. 9-ranked offense (2.94 goals per game) against a Los Angeles Kings defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 17.35% rate while the Kings have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Kings were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +235 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Anaheim was a 3-0 loser at home against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at +173 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Los Angeles Kings vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds Trends
Los Angeles is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles’s last 6 games
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Anaheim is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
Anaheim is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Winnipeg, Sunday, March 1st
Anaheim at Dallas, Sunday, March 1st