Los Angeles Kings vs. Dallas Stars - 1/19/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Stars (29-12-5) at Los Angeles Kings (28-13-3)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Kings -140 / Dallas Stars +120 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Dallas Stars shoot for a road win at the Staples Center versus the Los Angeles Kings.
The Dallas Stars look for a return to their winning ways after suffering their third loss in a row in a 4-3, overtime defeat at the SAP Center Saturday versus the San Jose Sharks. Tomas Hertl won it at 1:12 of the extra session as San Jose won their 5th straight. Marc-Edouard Vlasic tallied twice and Chris Tierney also scored to make Martin Jones and his 32 stops a winning effort as SJ improved 23-18-2. The Stars offense came from Tyler Sequin, Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky while Antti Niemi absorbed the loss with all four goals given up on 39 shots as Dallas fell to 29-12-5.
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The Los Angeles Kings look to add to their lead in the Pacific when the Dallas Stars visit the Staples Center on Tuesday night. The Kings will be looking to build on the momentum of Sunday’s 3-2 victory over the rival Anaheim Ducks on Sunday at the Honda Center. Newcomer Vincent LeCavalier scored with Anze Kopitar and Tyler Toffoli also lighting the lamp to make a winner of Jonathan Quickwho stopped 30 shots. The Ducks received goals from David Perron and Rickard Rakell and had a goal from Andrew Cogliano waved off in the third. John Gibson was charged with all three goals with Anaheim falling to 19-17-7.
The Stars are 9-1 in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and are 20-7 in their last 27 vs. a team with a winning record while the under is 13-5-1 in Stars last 19 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 games following a win and the Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games while going 21-7 in their last 28 vs. a team with a winning % above .600. The Stars are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Los Angeles while the over is 8-3-2 in the last 13 meetings. Leaning Kings until I see goalies…