Kings vs. Penguins Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -115 money line favorites over the Kings, who are +106 on the ML. Pittsburgh enters play with a 46-21-5 record and is 26-7-2 at home, while Los Angeles is 42-25-6 on the year and 21-12-3 on the road. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -120 money line favorites but their odds have dropped o -114, while the Kings’ odds opened at +111 and has climbed to +105. The total, meanwhile, opened at 5 and that’s where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 59% of bettors favor the Penguins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Pittsburgh. According to latest NHL trends, the Kings are 1-6 in their last seven games versus the Penguins, 3-7 in their last 10 in their third game of a 3-in-4 situation and 2-7 in their last nine in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation. The Penguins, meanwhile, are 46-14 in their last 60 home games, 11-4 in their last 15 games versus Pacific opponents and 50-23 in their last 73 versus a team with a winning record. Due to their current two-game skid, the Pens are a value tonight at -115. They’re unlikely to lose three in a row with playoff positioning being so important.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -115