Maple Leafs vs. Kings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are -200 money line favorites over the Maple Leafs, who are +183 on the ML. Toronto enters play tonight with a 35-24-8 record and is 13-13-7 on the road, while Los Angeles is 38-22-6 overall and 19-10-3 at home. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as -188 money line favorites but their odds jumped to -200, while the Maple Leafs’ odds opened at +173 and have jumped to +183. The total has stayed at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 65% of bettors favor the Kings. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 7-1-1 in the Kings’ last nine games when their opponent allows five goals or more in their previous game. The under is also 4-1-1 in the Kings’ last six games following a win, 6-1-5 in their last 12 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation and 38-12-7 in their last 57 games versus the Eastern Conference. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Maple Leafs’ last six games playing on only one day of rest.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: MAPLE LEAFS/KINGS UNDER 5.5