Kings vs. Canucks betting preview

Media by Associated Press: Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar

Saturday will feature an NHL contest between the home favorite Los Angeles Kings (40-20-9, -190 on the moneyline to win) and the Vancouver Canucks (29-33-5, +160 moneyline odds) at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN+, BSW, CITY, SNP, and SN360.

Here is the information you need to place your NHL bets on this matchup.


Kings to win vs Canucks -190

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Kings vs. Canucks betting lines

  • Favorite: Kings (-190)
  • Underdog: Canucks (+160)
  • Over/under: 6.5

Kings vs. Canucks Quick Facts

  • Los Angeles’ games this season have gone over 6.5 goals 36 of 69 times.
  • Vancouver’s games have gone over 6.5 goals in 43 of 67 chances this season.
  • These two teams combine to score 6.7 goals per game, 0.2 more than the over/under set for this match.
  • The seven goals per game these two teams are giving up this season are 0.5 more than the 6.5-goal over/under set for this match.

Kings Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Kings Season Stat Insights

  • The Kings net the ninth-most goals in the league, averaging 3.4 per game for a total of 231 this season.
  • The Kings rank 20th in total goals against, allowing 3.2 goals per game (222 total) in league action.
  • Their goal differential (+9) ranks them 15th in the NHL.
  • The 56 power-play goals the Kings have scored this season have come on 231 power-play chances, ranking them fourth-best in the NHL.
  • The Kings have the league’s sixth-best power-play conversion rate at 24.2%.
  • The Kings have scored a total of five shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Kings kill 76.2% of their opponent’s power plays, the 22nd-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
  • The Kings win the sixth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 53%.
  • The Kings shoot 10.3% as a team, ranked 11th-best in the league.
  • The Kings have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 21.2 hits and 16.1 blocked shots per game.

Kings Moneyline

  • Los Angeles has won 22 of the 35 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Kings have won 11 of the 12 games they have played with moneyline odds lower than -190.
  • The moneyline odds say Los Angeles has a 65.5% chance of winning this game.

Kings Leaders

  • Kevin Fiala: 22 goals and 46 assists
  • Anze Kopitar: 26 goals and 37 assists
  • Adrian Kempe: 32 goals and 19 assists
  • Pheonix Copley: 21-4-3 record, .904 save percentage, 77 goals conceded

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Canucks Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Canucks Stats Insights

  • The Canucks have scored 224 goals this season (3.3 per game) to rank 11th in the league.
  • The Canucks’ 253 total goals given up (3.8 per game) rank 29th in the league.
  • Their -29 goal differential ranks 24th in the league.
  • The Canucks have recorded 50 power-play goals this season (on 225 power-play chances). That’s the 10th-most in the NHL.
  • The Canucks have a 22.2% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 11 percentage.
  • The Canucks have scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (second in the league).
  • The 68.7% penalty-kill percentage the Canucks have registered is the league’s 32nd-ranked rate.
  • The Canucks win 49.2% of their faceoffs. That’s the 19th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The 11% shooting percentage the Canucks have amassed ranks fifth in the league.
  • The Canucks have not had a shutout win yet this season.

Canucks Moneyline Insights

  • The Canucks have been made the underdog 47 times this season, and upset their opponent 18 times.
  • Vancouver has gone 8-11 when sportsbooks have listed them as underdogs of +160 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Canucks, implied from the moneyline, is 38.5%.

Canucks Leaders

  • Elias Pettersson: 31 goals and 54 assists
  • Jonathan Tanner Miller: 25 goals and 37 assists
  • Andrei Kuzmenko: 34 goals and 27 assists
  • Thatcher Demko: 8-12-2 record, .895 save percentage, 72 goals allowed
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