Ducks vs. Kings NHL Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are -137 money line favorites over the Ducks, who are +126 on the ML. The total for tonight’s game, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals and as previously mentioned, Anaheim has a three-games-to-two lead in this best-of-seven series and thus, can close things out tonight.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as +129 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to +126, while the Kings’ odds have gone from -140 down to -137. The total has stayed the same after opening at 5 goals at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 61% 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 6-2-3 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams and 4-1-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Los Angeles. The under is also 3-0-2 in the Kings’ last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600, 7-1-2 in their last 10 conference semifinals games and 20-8-7 in their last 35 home games. Both games last night in the NHL played under the total, making the under 5-1 in the last six playoff games. Look for that trend to continue tonight.
2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: DUCKS/KINGS UNDER 5