Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks meet at Rogers Arena.
Oddsmakers opened the Canucks as -175-moneyline favorites versus the Kings, while the game's total opened at 6.
The Canucks were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Vancouver at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Sharks on December 27. Bettors who backed the Kings at +133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 16-20-4 SU
Los Angeles is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 5 games
Los Angeles is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Team record: 19-15-4 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Vancouver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games at home
Los Angeles home to Philadelphia Tuesday, December 31
Vancouver at Calgary Sunday, December 29