Stars vs. Kings Prediction
Two great teams jockeying for playoff positioning in their respective divisions will square off today at 4:00PM ET when the Kings host the Stars.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Kings are -145 money line favorites over the Stars, who are +125 to pull off the upset. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5.5 goals.
Los Angeles has won both games against the Stars this season, including a 5-2 rout in Dallas less than three weeks ago. The Kings are a perfect 4-0 in their last four games inside the Staples Center after shutting out Calgary 3-0 n Thursday for just their second victory in their last six games. L.A. is also 10-1-1 in its last 12 games at home and 25-11-2 overall on the season.
The price is steep given who their opponent is today, but the Kings are 9-3-1 against the Stars over the past four seasons. Jonathan Quick will start in net today and is second in wins at 39-21-14. He also owns a 2.20 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage on the season.
Despite Dallas being 6-1-0 in its past seven games, L.A. should pick up another win over the Stars today and yet another victory inside Staples Center.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS -145