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Nashville Predators (21-11-2) vs. Los Angeles Kings (16-12-5)
January 6, 2022 at 22.30 EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Kings +115 / Nashville Predators -135; Over / Under: 5.5
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The Nashville Predators and Los Angeles Kings meet Thursday in NHL action at the Crypto.com Arena. The Nashville Predators are looking for a win after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Los Angeles Kings are looking for a win after winning six of their last nine games.

The Nashville Predators score an average of 3 goals per game. match and score on 26 percent of their powerplay options. Filip Forsberg leads Nashville with 17 goals, Mikael Granlund has 25 assists and Roman Josi has 115 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators allow 2.7 goals per game and kill 81.8 percent of their opponent’s power play. Juuse Saros has allowed 59 goals on 805 shots, and Connor Ingram has allowed 6 goals on 64 shots.

The Los Angeles Kings score an average of 2.7 goals per game and score on 17 percent of their powerplay options. Adrian Kempe leads Los Angeles with 14 goals, Anze Kopitar has 20 assists and Dustin Brown has 92 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings allow 2.7 goals per game and kill 75.5 percent of their opponent’s power play. Jonathan Quick has conceded 49 goals on 638 shots, and Cal Petersen has conceded 34 goals on 319 shots.

The Predators are 6-2 in their last 8 road games and 9-2 in their last 11 overall. The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 2-6 in their last 8 games after a win. Above is 11-5 in the Predators last 16 overall. Below is 8-3-1 in the Kings’ last 12 overall. The Predators are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 8-1 in the last 9 meetings.

You can argue for both of these teams in good shape and Predators is overall the best side. However, we get plus money with the Kings at home and they are playing some of their best hockey of the season right now. This is basically a case of which team gets the most advantageous price I will back up. Give me the Kings.

Randy Chambers’ free choice:

Los Angeles Kings +115

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