Tuesday's NHL Prediction
DENVER, CO (TheSpread) – The Colorado Avalanche looks to build on their league-leading 121 goals scored when they take on Los Angeles on Tuesday. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.
Los Angeles is 18-12-1 on the season having scored 90 goals and allowed just 75, which is the fewest in the Western Conference. The Kings are 7-10-0 on the road and winners in 5 of their last 10.
Colorado is 19-10-4 on the season having scored a league-high 121 goals while allowing 105. The Avalanche are 10-4-1 at home and have won 6 of their last 10 games.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Colorado betting odds of -118 for tonight’s game while Los Angeles has been given odds of +109. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche, 9:30PM ET (View Matchup)
The Kings are 5-1 in their last 6 meetings with Colorado while the over has hit in 19 of the last 26 games between these two teams. While Colorado can score, the Kings are solid on defense and need this game more urgently than the Avs. I like a pick of the Kings in this one.
NHL FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS +109