Saturday's NHL Prediction
LOS ANGELES, CA (THESPREAD) - The NHL-best Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings are set to do battle Saturday afternoon at 4:00PM EST. Here is my pick for the contest.View Current NHL Odds
Vancouver is 40-16-9 on the season and has a road record of 17-9-4. The Canucks are first in the Western Conference with 89 points, four points ahead of second-place Detroit. Los Angeles is 36-24-4 overall and 20-10-1 in home games. The Kings are currently sixth in the conference with 76 points.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made the Kings -115 favorites, while the Canucks have odds of +106. The over-under for the game has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends for Saturday afternoon's matchup.
Vancouver Canucks at Los Angeles Kings, 4:00PM EST (View Matchup)
The favorite is 4-1 in the last five meetings between Vancouver and Los Angeles. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between the two teams in Los Angeles. The Kings are 7-1 in their last eight contests versus the Western Conference. The Canucks are 8-2 in their last 10 versus the Pacific Division. My pick is the Los Angeles Kings -115 as they are playing more consistent as of late and will use the home ice to their advantage.
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