The Los Angeles Kings and the Detroit Red Wings will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Joe Louis Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 300-moneyline favorites versus the Kings, while the game’s total is sitting at 6.
Erik Ersberg stopped 18 shots in the Kings 2-0 loss at Philadelphia last time out, as +170 road underdogs. The team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (6).
Henrik Zetterberg scored a power play marker and added a shorthanded goal to lift the Red Wings over the Sharks 4-1 on Wednesday, as -140 favorites. That game’s five goals went UNDER the posted over/under (6).
Los Angeles: 26-25-9
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 4-4-2
After a loss are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Los Angeles’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Los Angeles is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles’s last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles’s last 6 games
Detroit is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games when playing Los Angeles
Detroit is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 9 games at home
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Los Angeles at Chicago, Sunday, March 1
Detroit at Nashville, Saturday, February 28