Golden Knights vs. Kings Prediction

Golden Knights vs. Kings, 12/28/21 NHL Betting Predictions

There are only a handful of games on Tuesday night, but the NHL will restart its season following its holiday break. With one of the games being the Golden Knights in L.A. to take on the Kings, what’s the best bet when it comes to this matchup at 10:30 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

075 Vegas Golden Knights (-136) at 076 Los Angeles Kings (+123); o/u 5.5

10:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, CA

TV: ESPN+

Vegas Golden Knights DFS Spin

Max Pacioretty didn't practice on Monday because he is banged up and he is considered to be a game-time decision for Tuesday's match against Los Angeles. Golden Knights assistant coach Steve Spott said that Pacioretty is dealing with "bumps and bruises." Mark Stone (upper body) and Robin Lehner (lower body) are also slated to be game-time decisions for Tuesday's contest versus the Kings.

Los Angeles Kings DFS Spin

Drew Doughty has been activated from the non-roster/COVID-19 list. Doughty was back on the ice for Sunday's practice. He was paired with Mikey Anderson during the session. Doughty has been out since Dec. 14 due to COVID-19 protocol, but it looks like he will be available to play on Tuesday when Los Angeles is scheduled to host Vegas.

Golden Knights vs. Kings NHL Prediction

The over has cashed in seven of the last eight meetings between these two teams in L.A. and is a perfect 4-0 in the last four meetings overall. The over is also 6-2 in the Golden Knights’ last eight games overall, is 6-2 in their last eight games as a favorite and is 12-4-5 in their last 21 games versus an opponent with a losing record.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: GOLDEN KNIGHTS/KINGS OVER 5.5

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