Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Canucks vs Kings Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the Vancouver Canucks taking on the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday December 1st at Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
Vancouver Canucks (9-9-6-1) vs. Los Angeles Kings (14-8-0-1)
Date: Tuesday December 1st
Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Los Angeles -195
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Los Angeles -1.5 +140
NHL Betting Total:5.0
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The Kings and Canucks get set to battle it out Tuesday night inside the Staples Center in California.
The Canucks will look for a 4 game split on this current road trip as they wrap it up against the Kings on Tuesday.
Vancouver was unable to find the back of the net on Monday as they fell in Anaheim 4-0.
As for the Kings, they look to make it 2 in a row on this homestand as they come in off a win over Chicago last time out.
The Canucks scoring troubles have hit an all time high right now.
Vancouver has scored 3 goals or less in 8 of their last 9 games. Their season average has now dropped to 2.48 after their shutout loss to Anaheim.
Vancouver did go into Los Angeles on October 13th and grabbed a 3-0 win over the Kings. G Ryan Miller had 15 saves in a game where the Canucks defense was simply swarming.
With the shutout loss in Anaheim on Monday, Daniel Sedin’s 7 game point streak came to a crashing halt. Sedin leads the team with 11 goals and 27 points in total.
RW Jake Virtanen left Monday’s game with an undisclosed injury. He is not expected to be in the lineup on Tuesday.
With their win over the Blackhawks on Saturday, the Kings have now won 3 straight inside the Staples Center.
They have now pushed their record to 8-5 SU. Their solid play at home has been thanks in large part to their stellar defense and the play of G Jonathan Quick. Los Angeles is allowing just 2.31 GAA at home this season.
G Jonathan Quick brings in a record of 11-7-1 on the season. Quick has alternated wins and losses over his last 4 starts and has a GAA of just 2.28 on the season.
Marian Gaborik will hope to use his performance on Saturday as a starting point to his turn around. Gaborik scored the game tying goal in the win over Chicago. Through the first 22 games on the season Gaborik had just 2 goals and 3 assists to his credit.
NHL Hockey Handicapping Trends
- Canucks are 6-1 in their last 7 Tuesday games.
- Canucks are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss of 3 or more goals.
- Canucks are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Kings are 8-2 in their last 10 home games.
- Kings are 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest.
Free NHL Hockey Prediction
The Kings home play has been solid during this 3 game winning streak. The Canucks will have a lot of fatigue here too with this being the finale of their road trip and a 2nd leg of their back-to-back.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Los Angeles ML
Lay the juice here as the Kings grab their 4th straight home win.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Los Angeles 4, Vancouver 1
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