Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings - 3/19/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Los Angeles Kings (12-10-6) vs Vegas Golden Knights (20-6-1)
Game Info: Friday, March 19, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
Betting Odds: Los Angeles Kings +175 / Vegas Golden Knights -195 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Vegas Golden Knights and Los Angeles Kings meet Friday in NHL action at the Staples Center.
The Vegas Golden Knights look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 18.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Max Pacioretty leads Vegas with 14 goals, Mark Stone has 24 assists and Jonathan Marchessault has 75 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2.2 goals per game and are killing 84.7 percent of their opponents power plays. Robin Lehner has given up 15 goals on 136 shots faced and Marc-Andre Fleury has given up 39 goals on 580 shots.
The Los Angeles Kings need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 25.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Dustin Brown leads Los Angeles with 13 goals, Anze Kopitar has 26 assists and Jeff Carter has 82 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 84 percent of their opponents power plays. Jonathan Quick has given up 33 goals on 325 shots faced and Calvin Petersen has given up 40 goals on 512 shots.
The Golden Knights are 6-2 in their last 8 road games and 43-17 in their last 60 overall. The Kings are 6-18 in their last 24 Friday games and 3-7 in their last 10 overall. The over is 3-1-1 in Golden Knights last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 home games. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
The Vegas Golden Knights remain the hottest team in the league and these wins have now made them the fifth most profitable team in the sport despite the big juice nightly. The Los Angeles Kings have lost seven of their last 10 games and they've been rough in the underdog role as of late. The Golden Knights have also won both meetings against the Kings by a combined score of 9-5. Give me the Golden Knights, and I'll take the PL to shave down the ML price.