NHL Matchups  >>  Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Los Angeles Kings Preview 02/15/2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets and the Los Angeles Kings will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at STAPLES Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Kings listed as 215-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jackets, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
The Blue Jackets were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at +167 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-1 winner on the road against the Blues. Bettors on Los Angeles at +150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
Los Angeles:
Team record: 4-5-2 SU, ATS

is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Columbus
is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games at home
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Columbus:
Team record: 4-7-2 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road

When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing San Jose are 5-5
After a win are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Columbus at Phoenix, Saturday, February 16
Los Angeles at Chicago, Sunday, February 17