|NHL Kings vs. Wild Picks & Predictions for October 3, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 14:21|
Kings vs. Wild NHL Free Pick
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (The Spread) – The Kings are now favored on the road after opening as the underdog. Will they pick up a road victory when they visit the Wild tonight at 8:00PM ET?
LINE MOVEMENT: The Wild opened as -105 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to +104, while the Kings’ odds have gone from -103 up to -113.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 51% 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 Los Angeles. According to latest NHL trends, the Kings are 6-2 in their last eight games on Thursday night while the Wild are 1-4 in their last five games overall. The Wild are also 1-4 in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents, 0-4 in their last four Thursday night games, and 0-5 in their last five games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous contest. The Kings play a physical style of hockey and wear opponents down as the game progresses. Look for this one to be tight early and for L.A. to pull away in the third quarter and pick up its first road win of the year.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS -113