Penguins vs. Kings NHL Prediction
The red-hot Penguins are 9-1-0-0 in their last 10 games and are favored to take on the Kings at 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday night. Will the Kings trip them up or are the Pens a safe play as a -145 money line favorite?
019 Pittsburgh Penguins (-145) at 020 Los Angeles Kings (+125); o/u 5.5
10:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Pittsburgh Penguins DFS Spin
Tristan Jarry stopped 25-of-26 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Lost in all the storylines of Evgeni Malkin's stellar return was yet another great performance from Jarry. It was nothing flashy, however the 26-year-old made some solid stops through the first and second periods to keep his team ahead of the Ducks. Jarry has a stellar 18-6-4 record with a 1.91 goals-against average and .932 save percentage on the season.
Los Angeles Kings DFS Spin
Cal Peterson made 22 saves on 23 shots in Monday's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers. Petersen kicked off the night by making a beautiful blocker-save on Ryan Strome to keep the game scoreless just 30 seconds into it. The rest of the night was relatively quiet for Petersen as he did not face a lot of rubber however made the necessary saves to give the Kings the victory. The 27-year-old owns a 7-5-1 record with a 2.70 goals-against average and .904 save percentage.
Penguins vs. Kings Betting Prediction
The Penguins are just 1-4 in their last five games in L.A., while the Kings are 4-1 in their last five games overall. They’re also 17-5 in their last 22 games against non-conference foes and are 5-1 in their last six games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES KINGS +125