Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings - 1/19/21 NHL Picks and Prediction

Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings - 1/19/21 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Kings (0-0-2) vs Colorado Avalanche (1-1)

Game Info: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Kings +146 / Colorado Avalanche -182 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Staples Center.

The Colorado Avalanche look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Colorado Avalanche are averaging 4.5 goals per game and are scoring on 54.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Andre Burakovsky leads Colorado with two goals, Samuel Girard has three assists and Nathan MacKinnon has nine shots on goal. Defensively, the Colorado Avalanche are allowing two goals per game and are killing 100 percent of their opponents power plays. Philipp Grubauer has allowed four goals on 53 shots.

The Los Angeles Kings look for a win after losing their first two games to the Wild. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 11.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Andreas Athanasiou leads Los Angeles with two goals, Jeff Carter has three assists and Anze Kopitar has seven shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing four goals per game and are killing 100 percent of their opponents power plays. Jonathan Quick has given up eight goals on 71 shots faced.

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The Avalanche are 14-4 in their last 18 road games and 18-38 in their last 56 Tuesday games. The Kings are 6-2 in their last 8 home games and 7-2 in their last 9 overall. The over is 10-2 in Avalanche last 12 overall. The under is 7-3-1 in Kings last 11 overall. The Avalanche are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings in Los Angeles and 3-8 in the last 11 meetings.

The Colorado Avalanche are the better team here, are playing the better hockey and have had nothing but road success dating back to last season. The Los Angeles Kings aren't the most talented team in the world and still have goalie issues based on what we've seen from two games. However, the Kings have had a bunch of success against the Avalanche over the years, and they took the Wild to overtime in back-to-back games. The Kings are a bit intriguing at home with the plus money, despite their defensive issues. Give me the underdog. 

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Randy’s Pick Los Angeles Kings +146

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