|2012 NHL Playoffs: Kings vs. Coyotes Game 1 Picks & Predictions|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 13 May 2012 14:00|
Kings vs. Coyotes Game 1 Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Coyotes as –105 money line favorites over the Kings (-103), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 4.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as –109 money line favorites but their odds have since dropped to –103, while the Coyotes have gone from +103 to –105 as the drop of the opening puck nears.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 64% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Kings. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL PLAYOFF FREE PICK: Almost all of the NHL trends point to an easy UNDER tonight, as both teams have has trouble scoring this postseason and have won with strong defense. Under is 17-6-3 in Kings last 26 games playing on 3 or more days rest. Under is 17-6-4 in Kings last 27 games as a road favorite. Under is 5-2 in Kings last 7 overall. Under is 5-2 in Kings last 7 vs. Western Conference. Under is 5-2 in Kings last 7 vs. a team with a winning record. Take the UNDER 4.5 in game 1 between the Los Angeles and Phoenix.
SUNDAY NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: KINGS/COYOTES UNDER 4.5