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The Kings hosts the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. According to NHL betting odds Los Angeles is a -215 money line home favorite and the posted total is 5.0. The home team has won 8 of their last 10-games between these teams. The Kings are currently 3rd in the Pacific Division, and are 6th overall in the Western Conference. The Jets are tied for 6th in the Central Division, and are 11th overall in the Western Conference.
Estimated Time of Departure for Jets
The Winnipeg Jets are in dire straits in regards to their playoff chances. They have 8-games left to play in the regular season, and it's looking more likely their season will conclude at that point. The Jets are 9-points behind the Phoenix Coyotes for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Tonight will be the 3rd of a 5-game in 9-day road trip for Winnipeg which has seen them go 1-1 thus far, including a 4-3 win versus San Jose the last time they took to the ice. Winnipeg has seen just 11 of their 36 road games this season go over the total. The Jets have gone a dismal 8-22 versus the money line this season when facing a starting goalie with a save percentage of .915 or better.
to the Kings
The Los Angeles Kings enter tonight having won their last 5-games in a row. They're returning home tonight from a recent 4-game in 6-day road trip. Tonight will be their 4th game in the last 6-days, and they've gone over the total just once in their last 9 in that exact situation. They will also beginning a 3-game in 5-day home stand this evening. The Kings have gone over the total in just 11 of their 37 home games this season, and only 19 of the last 76 at the Staples Center.
NHL Betting System
Any team (Los Angeles) playing in the 2nd half of the season that's coming off 3 straight wins with each of those coming on the road, and they have a money line winning percentage of between .510 to .600, has seen 28 of those 34-games (82.4%) go under the total in the last 18 seasons.
Free Pick: Jets/Kings to go under the total of 5.0[gameodds]7/260342/?r-1=43-19-349/us[/gameodds]