Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 30 (3/30): NHL

Los Angeles Kings vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 30 (3/30): NHL

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Odds
Time 9:30 p.m. EST
Kings money line +165
Kings spread +1.5 (-145)
Oilers money line -195
Oilers spread -1.5 (+125)
Over / under 6.5

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Los Angeles Kings Edmonton Oilers
Record 36-23-9 37-25-5
Road / home record 18-9-5 21-12
Streak L1 W1
Goals per game 2.81 3.43
Goals allowed per game 2.77 3.22
Shots per game 35.1 33.6
Shots allowed per game 28.6 31.7
PP % 17.00% 26.4%
PK % 24.73% 23.44%
Over / under record 29-36-3 35-28-4

 

Preview

Los Angeles Kings travel to Edmonton to take on the Oilers on Wednesday night. This is the third time these teams face off this season and they're tied 1-1.

LOS ANGELES KINGS

The Kings have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 18-14 on the road with a 36-23-9 record overall ranking 2nd in the Pacific division. The Kings are 8-8-2 against the rest of their division. Los Angeles ranks 10th in the Western Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game, led by Adrian Kempe with 28.

Anze Kopitar leads the Kings with 40 total assists and has 57 points. Trevor Moore has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

In their last 10 games the Kings are 4-6, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.

EDMONTON OILERS

The Oilers have also lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 21-12 at home this season with a 37-25-5 record overall ranking 3rd in the Pacific division. The Oilers are 14-5-0 against Pacific opponents. Edmonton is 11th in the NHL with 33.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.4 goals.

Leon Draisaitl leads the Oilers with 48 goals, adding 48 assists and collecting 96 points. McDavid has 19 points over the last 10 games for Edmonton.

In their last 10 games the Oilers are 7-3, averaging 4.8 goals, eight assists, four penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .898 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Los Angeles are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games on the road.

Los Angeles are 21-11 ATS on the road.

Edmonton are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Edmonton's last 8 games.

Prediction

The Kings looked awful in their last game against the Kraken, lost it 1-6 and they have lost their last 2 games on the road. The Oilers destroyed the Yotes 6-1 in their last game and are on a 7 game winning streak at home. Edmonton are 5-1 in their last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles. Take the Oilers.

PICK: Oilers -1.5 (+125)

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