Kings vs. Avalanche - 4/4/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Avalanche (35-30-12) at Los Angeles Kings (38-25-14)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Kings -271 / Colorado Avalanche +240 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ALT, FSWHD
The Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings square off Saturday night at the STAPLES Center.
The Colorado Avalanche look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Avalanche are averaging 2.6 goals and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Colorado Avalanche have two power play goals in their last three games and have won three straight when scoring at least three goals. Jarome Iginla leads Colorado with 26 goals, Gabriel Landeskog has 33 assists and Alex Tanguay has 100 shots on goal. Defensively, the Avalanche are allowing 2.8 goals and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four straight games. Semyon Varlamov has allowed 134 goals on 1,693 shots faced and Reto Berra has given up 31 goals on 325 shots.
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The Los Angeles Kings look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Kings are averaging 2.7 goals and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Los Angeles Kings have one power play goal in their last five games and have won 15 straight when scoring at least three goals. Jeff Carter leads Los Angeles with 28 goals, Anze Kopitar has 46 assists and Tyler Toffoli has 190 shots on goal. Defensively, the Kings are allowing 2.4 goals and have allowed a power play goal in their last four games. Martin Jones has allowed 26 goals on 286 shots faced and Jonathan Quick has given up 151 goals on 1,803 shots.
The Avalanche are 17-51 in their last 68 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games. The Kings are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Avalanche are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings in Los Angeles and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Kings have crushed losing teams as of late and are catching the Avlanche on the end of a back to back game. Take the home team and the spread to give your wager more value.