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NHL Predictions: Will Kings win as home favorites over Capitals? 3/8/18

Are the Los Angeles Kings going to secure a victory on their home ice tonight when they take on the Washington Capitals at 10:30PM ET?

71 Washington Capitals at 72 Los Angeles Kings, 10:30PM ET


According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Kings are a -135 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Capitals are a +115 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals.

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Los Angeles opened as a -130 favorite before the line moved up a tad, while the over-under has remained at 5.5. The Kings range from a -130 to a -135 favorite depending on the sportsbook, while the Capitals are between a +115 and +120 underdog. The spread is consistent at 5.5.


As of Thursday afternoon, 54 percent of public bets have sided with the visiting Capitals. Online wager info also shows that 51 percent of bets are coming in on the under.


Washington does not have anyone listed on its injury report. For the Kings, defenseman Dion Phaneuf is questionable with an illness. Center Trevor Lewis is out indefinitely with an upper body injury.


The Capitals are basically an average team on the road as they have a 14-13-3-1 record away from home and have lost four of their last five road contests. Washington has also struggled in recent matchups with LA, dropping three of the last four meetings and seven of the last 10. That includes a 5-2 victory by the Kings in Washington on Nov. 30. All the trends are pointing Los Angeles' way. Take the hosts here.



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