Kings vs. Canucks Free Pick

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VANCOUVER (ATS Consultants) – The LA Kings look to take a surprising 2-0 lead when they visit Vancouver for Game 2 of the NHL quarterfinals in Friday night.  The puck drops at 10:05pm from Vancouver.

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Canucks as –170 money line favorites over the Kings, while the over/under total for this game sits at 5 goals. Los Angeles enters play with a 41-27-15 record and is 24-42 UNDER this year, while Vancouver is 51-23-9 overall and is 36-38 UNDER.

LINE MOVEMENT: The total opened up at 5 and remained there, while the Canucks opened as -165 favorites and has moved up to -170.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 81% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Canucks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NHL FREE PICK: Take the UNDER.  According to latest NHL trends, Vancouver is 1-5-3 UNDER last 9 meetings in series, 2-7-2 UNDER L11 at home in series, 1-4-1 Under is 4-1-1 last 6 playoff games as a favorite 1-4-1 Under last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 5-18-7 Under last 30 games playing on 1 days rest. The Vancouver Canucks have to stay out of the penalty box if they are to avoid getting down 2-0 in this series. The Presidents' Trophy winners were shorthanded seven times in their 4-2 loss in Game One, and were fortunate the Kings cashed in only twice. Daniel Sedin (30 goals)missed practice Thursday and is unlikely to play in Game 2. That’s a big loss for the Canucks, who should play more disciplined in this game and stay out of the penalty box. Without Sedin, the Canucks will have to win this with defense. The Kings want to win but would be happy with a split.

FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: KINGS/CANUCKS UNDER 5 has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!

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