The Oilers and Kings are set to face off at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The Kings will host the game at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA. The Oilers are favored by -1.5 in this Pacific divisional contest against the Kings. The game’s over/under currently sits at 6.5 goals.

EDMONTON OILERS VS LOS ANGELES KINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Kings +1.5

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES KINGS:

  • Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Kings to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.
  • We like the Kings on the moneyline (-110)
  • The Kings are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can The Oilers Secure a Win at Los Angeles?

When playing on the road this season, the Oilers have gone 14-10-0, and they have been the favorite in 39 of their 47 games, going 27-11-1 in those contests. Against Western Conference opponents, Edmonton has a record of 18-9, and they have won three straight games when listed as the underdog.

Overall, the Oilers have a record of 30-16-1, which has them in 3rd place in the Pacific Division and 6th place in the Western Conference. Over their last ten games, Edmonton has gone 9-1, and they are 4-1 in their last five games.

On the season, the Oilers have a puck line record of 24-23, and they have gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last 10 games. So far, Edmonton has 22 wins by multiple goals compared to just eight wins by one goal.

As the favorite, the Oilers have gone 21-18 against the puck line, and they have a scoring differential of +1.2 goals per game in those games. In their 37 games as the favorite, Edmonton has gone 24-13 straight up.

On average, Edmonton’s games have finished with 6.3 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.7. In total, the Oilers come in with an over/under record of 19-25-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Edmonton has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

On offense, the Oilers are averaging 3.5 goals per game which is 12th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 11th in the league. The Oilers went 20-9 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 10-6.

The leading scorer for Edmonton’s offense is Zach Hyman. Coming into the game he has 31 goals, ranking 7th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Hyman has 17 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Kings head into the game ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.2 shots per game against Los Angeles. So far, they are 10th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Los Angeles, goalie Stuart Skinner has started 34 games in this season. His current record is 23-10, and his save percentage stands at 0.874%.

Will the Kings Defense Show Up at Home?

At home this season, the Kings have gone 8-9-6 and have been the underdog in 13 of their 23 games. In the Pacific Division, LA is in 4th place with a record of 6-5. Against the Western Conference, the Kings have gone 14-11 and are currently in 7th place.

Over their last ten games, the Kings are just 3-7 and have lost two straight games when they have been the underdog. On the season, LA is 23-15-10 and has gone 1-4 in their last five games.

At home, the Kings are just 8-15 against the puck line this season, and they are 0-5 vs. the puck line in their last five games at home. Overall, the team’s puck line record is 21-27.

So far, the Kings have dropped 10 of their last 15 games by just one goal, and they have lost seven straight games vs. the puck line at home. In their last ten games at home, the Kings have gone just 2-8 vs. the puck line.

For the season, Los Angeles’ games have finished with an average of 5.9 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.2. Overall, the Kings have an over/under record of 19-27-2.

The Oilers are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Kings are averaging 3.1 goals per game this season, putting them in the 17th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 8th in the league. The Los Angeles offense is ranked 16th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 7th in the NHL.

Los Angeles’ current leading scorer is Trevor Moore. This season, he has 21 goals, which puts him 35th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 14 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Kings head into the game ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.2 shots per game against Los Angeles. So far, they are 10th in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Cam Talbot has started 31 games this season. His current record stands at 14-13, and his save percentage is 0.845%.