Monday NHL Betting – Kings at the Wild on Versus

The feature game in NHL betting on Monday has the Los Angeles Kings visiting the Minnesota Wild.

The Kings are off to a good start this season and they are coming off a good win in their last game against Colorado.  The Kings will likely get some action from gamblers at Sbg making an NHL bet on Monday night.

Kings are 5-2
Los Angeles has one of the best records in the league at 5-2. They are unbeaten at home and 2-2 on the road.  The Kings did win their last game on the road at Colorado though as Brad Richardson had the hat trick in a 6-4 win. Los Angeles finally got their power play going and it was the difference in the win.  The Kings are in the top 10 in goals per game as they are averaging three goals per game.  Their power play has been a problem though as even with the success against Colorado they are 22nd in the league.  Los Angeles is playing well defensively as they are 11th in the league in fewest goals allowed. The Kings are doing well on penalty killing though as they are 10th in the league.

Wild Scoring
You might not think of Minnesota as an offensive team when you make an NHL bet but they are 10th in the league in goals per game. The big reason the Wild are scoring goals is a great power play that is ranked #1 in the league at 38.7%.  The Wild are just average on defense as they are allowing 2.7 goals per game.

Monday NHL betting trends – The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Kings are 1-7 in their last 8 vs. a team with a losing record. The Wild are 4-9 in their last 13 overall. The Wild are 2-5 in their last 7 home games. The Wild are 1-10 in their last 11 vs. the Pacific.  The Kings are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in this series. Total trends for this game indicate that the Over is 4-1 in Minnesota’s last 5 overall. The Over is 4-1 in Minnesota’s last 5 home games. This has been a very low scoring series though as the Under is 13-2-2 in the last 17 meetings in Minnesota. Overall, the Under is 18-6-3 in the last 27 meetings.