Anaheim Ducks (14-28-7) at Los Angeles Kings (18-22-6)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Kings -155 / Anaheim Ducks +140 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Staples Center.
The Anaheim Ducks need a win here to snap a five-game losing streak. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.2 goals per game and are scoring on 10.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Max Comtois leads Anaheim with 13 goals, Rickard Rakell has 17 assists and Jakob Silfverberg has 91 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 79.7 percent of their opponents power plays. John Gibson has given up 91 goals on 920 shots faced and Ryan Miller has given up 45 goals on 382 shots.
The Los Angeles Kings need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 20.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Dustin Brown leads Los Angeles with 17 goals, Anze Kopitar has 35 assists and Adrian Kempe has 108 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing three goals per game and are killing 83.8 percent of their opponents power plays. Jonathan Quick has given up 55 goals on 513 shots faced and Calvin Petersen has given up 72 goals on 872 shots.
The Ducks are 3-8 in their last 11 road games and 15-37 in their last 52 overall. The Kings are 3-7 in their last 10 home games and 5-11 in their last 16 overall. The under is 7-2 in Ducks last 9 overall. The under is 8-3 in Kings last 11 overall. The Ducks are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The favorite is 14-6 in the last 20 meetings. The road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Anaheim Ducks continue to struggle and their offense has done nothing during their five-game losing streak. The Los Angeles Kings have struggles of their own, but they've played some of their best hockey at home and they've beaten the Ducks twice this month by a combined score of 8-2. The Kings have won three straight meetings against the Ducks overall. Give me the Kings and the PL for max betting value.