Betting on today’s Ducks and Kings game? Catch the action at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA, as the Kings hosts this showdown at 10:30 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Pacific division contest is set at 6 goals, with the Kings being favored by -1.5 at home against the Ducks.

ANAHEIM DUCKS VS LOS ANGELES KINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Kings -1.5

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES KINGS:

  • According to our analysis, we anticipate the Kings to win this one with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • The Kings should also cover at -1.5

Can Anaheim Grab a Win on the Road?

For the season, the Ducks have gone 20-34-2, which has them in 7th place in the Pacific Division and 14th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, Anaheim is 9-19.

On the road, the Ducks have gone 12-15-1, and they have been the underdog in 49 of their 56 games this year, going 18-29-2 in those games. Over their last ten games, Anaheim is 5-5.

On the season, the Ducks have an average scoring margin of -0.9 goals per game and have gone 29-27 against the puck line. In their 49 games as the underdog, Anaheim has an overall puck line record of 28-21.

So far this season, the Ducks have 11 wins by just one goal compared to nine wins by multiple goals. Over their last 10 games, Anaheim’s puck line record is 5-5, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the puck line.

The average goal total for Anaheim’s games is sitting at 6.2. The average over/under line for the season is 6.3. The Ducks come in with an over/under record of 26-27-3.

Across their last three road contests, Anaheim has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 3 goals per game.

For their offensive performance, the Ducks come in averaging 2.6 goals per game this season, which is 29th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 28th in the league. Anaheim’s offense is currently ranked 21st in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the league.

Anaheim’s current leading scorer is Frank Vatrano. This season, he has 26 goals, which puts him 23rd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 19 assists so far.

Los Angeles defense takes on the Ducks ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against Los Angeles. They also are 7th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Lukas Dostal has started 21 games this season. His current record stands at 8-14, and his save percentage is 0.71%.

Will Los Angeles Make it Happen at Home?

At home this season, the Kings have gone 10-10-6, and they are 18-13-7 as the favorite. In the Western Conference, Los Angeles is in 7th place and 4th in the Pacific Division. Over their last ten games, the Kings have gone 6-4, and they have won four straight games when listed as the underdog.

So far this season, Los Angeles has gone 28-17-10, and in the conference, they are 15-12. In their last five games, the Kings have gone 4-1, and over their last three games, they have gone 2-1. Heading into tonight’s game, Los Angeles has 66 points, and they have been favored in 38 of their 55 games.

When favored this season, the Kings have gone 13-25 against the puck line, and they have an average scoring margin of +.3 goals per game in those games. So far, they have 19 wins by multiple goals and 12 losses by multiple goals.

Los Angeles has gone 2-1 against the puck line in their last three games and 4-1 in their last five. At home, the Kings have a puck line record of 10-16 this season, including going 2-8 in their last ten games.

The average goal total for Los Angeles’ games is sitting at 5.8. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Kings come in with an over/under record of 21-32-2.

In their last three road games, Anaheim has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 4. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.

On the offensive side, the Kings are scoring an 3.1 goals per game this season, ranking 18th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 6th in the league. So far this year, the Kings are 19-14 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 7-2 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Los Angeles’ current leading scorer is Trevor Moore. This season, he has 21 goals, which puts him 48th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 16 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Kings head into the game ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.1 shots per game against Los Angeles. So far, they are 7th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Anaheim, goalie Cam Talbot has started 33 games in this season. His current record is 16-13, and his save percentage stands at 0.822%.