New York Islanders vs. Los Angeles Kings - 2/6/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Los Angeles Kings at New York Islanders
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Barclays Center)
NY -190 O:U 5.5
The Los Angeles Kings head to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to take on the New York Islanders on Thursday. The Kings are coming off of a two-game losing streak, losing to the Anaheim Ducks and the Washington Capitals in their last game. The Kings have gone two separate losing streaks in their previous five games, only defeating the Arizona Coyotes in their last five games.
The Kings are 19-30-5 on the season and are in the last place in the Pacific Division. The Kings are one of the worst teams in all of the NHL, struggling on both sides of the ice. Los Angeles is 29th in the NHL in goals scored and 23rd in goals allowed.
The New York Islanders were coming off of a win over the Dallas Stars after losing to the Vancouver Canucks and had lost four of their last five games, only defeating the New York Rangers in their previous five games before their victory over the Stars.
The New York Islanders have had a decent season so far, resulting in a 30-15-6 record. The Islanders are fourth in the Metropolitan Division. The Islanders are led by Mathew Barzal, who leads the team in points with 44 points. The New York Islanders do not have a great offense, as they are 22nd in goals scored but have a great defense, ranking fourth in the NHL in goals allowed.
Los Angeles is 29-25 ATS this season
Kings are 27-55 in their last 82 overall.
New York is 23-28 ATS this season
Islanders are 3-8 in their last 11 home games.
Both teams have not been great recently, as both teams have struggled to find a solid offense.
However, the New York Islanders have done relatively well this season, But the Los Angeles Kings have been terrible all year long. I think that run continues as I think that the Los Angeles Kings do not have enough to deal with an excellent New York Islanders defense. I think the Islanders win this one comfortably. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win 4-1.