|NHL Bruins vs. Kings Picks & Predictions for January 9, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:00|
Bruins vs. Kings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are -127 money line favorites while the Bruins are +117 on the ML. Boston enters play with a 28-13-2 record and is 10-9-0 on the road this season, while the Kings are 26-13-5 overall and 14-5-3 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have been bet down to -127, while the Bruins' odds have gone from +120 down to +117. As for the total, it opened at 5 and that's where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 52% of bettors favor the Bruins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Boston. According to latest NHL trends, the road team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams while the Bruins are 20-9 in their last 29 games overall. They're also 4-0 in their last four games playing on one day of rest, 4-1 in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents and 6-1 in their last seven games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. As for the Kings, they're 1-6 in their last seven games overall, 1-5 in their last six games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game, and 1-4 in their last five when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous contest.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: BOSTON BRUINS +117