Kings vs. Maple Leafs Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Maple Leafs as –122 money line favorites over the Kings (+113), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Los Angeles enters the day with a 14-14-4 overall record and is 6-5-3 on the road, while Toronto is 16-13-3 overall and 7-5-3 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Maple Leafs opened as –130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped at most books. They’re now between –122 and –125 depending on the book. The Kings’ odds, on the other hand, have gone up. They opened at +110 but they’re now +113 or +115 depending on the book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 1,000-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 64% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Maple Leafs. 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 Los Angeles. According to latest NHL trends, the Kings are 4-1 in their last five trips to Toronto while the road team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams overall. The Maple Leafs, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games overall and 1-4 in their last five games as a favorite. They’re also 1-4 in their last five games after allowing five goals or more in their previous contest, while the Kings are 5-1 in their last six games following a loss of three or more goals.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS +113