Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Kings versus the Flames? The puck drops at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB. The Kings are favored by -1.5 in this Pacific division showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 5.5 goals.

LOS ANGELES KINGS VS CALGARY FLAMES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Calgary Flames +1.5

This game will be played at Scotiabank Saddledome at 10:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE CALGARY FLAMES:

  • Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Kings picking up a 4-3 win.
  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Flames (+1.5)

Will the Kings Find a Way to Win on the Road?

On the season, the Kings have gone 38-23-11, putting them in 8th place in the Western Conference and 4th in the Pacific Division. When playing on the road, Los Angeles has gone 21-12-4.

Over their last five games, the Kings have gone 4-1, and they have won four straight games when favored. In games against Western Conference opponents, Los Angeles has gone 21-19.

On the season, the Kings have gone 34-38 against the puck line, including a road puck line mark of 19-18. Over their last ten games, the Kings have gone 5-5 against the puck line.

So far this season, the Kings have won 25 games by multiple goals, and they have gone 18-30 against the puck line as the favorite. Across their last ten road games, the Kings have gone 5-5 against the puck line.

On average, Los Angeles’ games have finished with 5.7 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.1. In total, the Kings come in with an over/under record of 26-43-3.

Across their three previous road games, Los Angeles has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 1 goals per game.

On offense, the Kings are averaging 3.1 goals per game which is 17th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 8th in the league. In terms of the Kings’ offense during power plays, they are 15th in power play goals and 6th in shorthanded goals.

The leading scorer for Los Angeles’ offense is Trevor Moore. Coming into the game he has 26 goals, ranking 52nd in the NHL. Moore also comes into the game with 23 assists.

Calgary defense takes on the Kings ranked 20th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 29.8 shots per game against Calgary. They also are 26th in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.

Goalie David Rittich comes into the game having made 19 starts this season. So far, his record is 11-5 and he has a save percentage of 0.455%.

Can the Calgary Offense Score Enough at Home?

At 33-34-5, the Flames sit in 12th place in the Western Conference and 6th in the Pacific Division. They have lost five straight games and are just 2-8 in their last ten games. At home, Calgary is 18-17-1 on the season and have lost their last two games at home.

When playing against other teams from the Western Conference, the Flames have gone 19-21 this season. As the underdog, Calgary has gone 18-19-3 and has lost three straight games when they are the underdog.

Calgary has gone just 2-8 against the puck line over their last ten games, and they are 0-5 against the puck line in their last five games. The Flames have gone just 16-20 against the puck line at home this year, and their average scoring margin as the underdog is -.2 goals per game.

So far, Calgary has gone 34-38 against the puck line, and they have lost five straight games against the puck line. The Flames have gone just 9-23 against the puck line when favored, and they have lost their last two games against the puck line as the underdog.

For the season, Calgary’s games have finished with an average of 6.3 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Flames have an over/under record of 41-29-2.

Across their three previous road games, Los Angeles has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 1 goals per game.

On offense, the Flames are averaging 3.1 goals per game which is 19th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 16th in the league. Looking at how the Flames’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 5th in shorthanded goals.

Calgary’s current leading scorer is Blake Coleman. This season, he has 28 goals, which puts him 36th in the NHL. Coleman also comes into the game with 23 assists.

Defensively, the Flames come into the season ranked 20th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.8 shots per game against Calgary. For the season, they are ranked 26th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Jacob Markstrom comes into the game having made 43 starts this season. So far, his record is 22-19 and he has a save percentage of 0.827%.