Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Betting Picks

Avs and Kings Meet in NHL Betting Stadium Series Saturday Night!

February 11th, 2020 NHL Hockey, Offshore Betting

Once upon a time not that long ago the Kings were a perennial power with Stanley Cup championships in 2012 and 2014. Los Angeles is now an NHL betting Bottom feeder as a rebuilding team that is one of the worst in hockey. By contrast, the Avalanche were once where LA is now. Concurrently their rebuild is on the ascent. Many see them as 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs favorites. Both LA and Colorado get a special reward Saturday night. A prime-time NBC telecast of their outdoor Stadium Series matchup from the Air Force Academy!

2020 NHL Stadium Series: Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche

Date and Time:Saturday, February 15, 2020, 8 p.m. ET
Location:US Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Kings vs. Avalanche TV Coverage:NBC
NHL Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche Stadium Series Overview

Colorado has an offshore betting record of 32-16-5-1 with 28-24-2 over the total. To illuminate the Avalanche are picked by many to win the Stanley Cup. Colorado ranks 1st for goal scoring, 22nd for power play, 10th for goals against, and 18th for the penalty kill. Now the Avs are second in the Western Conference. Colorado has won seven of its last eight games.

By contrast, the Kings are 19-33-3-2 with 22-32-8 under the total. LA ranks 30th for goals scored, 24th for power play, 23rd for goals against and 28th for penalty killing. Late on Los Angeles has lost nine of their last 10 games

Key Kings: C Anze Kopitar (17 G, 30 A, 47 PTS, -6, 5 PPG, 13 PPA, 15.3 SPCT), D Drew Doughty (6 G, 22 A, 28 PTS, -15, 4 PPG, 7 PPA, 5.1 SPCT), G Jonathan Quick (11-22-3, 3.05 GAA, .895 SVPCT, 0 SO)

Key Avalanche: C Nathan MacKinnon (32 G, 44 A, 76 PTS, +4, 10 PPG, 16 PPA, 13.0 SPCT), D Cale Makar (12 G, 30 A, 42 PTS, +9, 4 PPG, 13 PPA, 12.4 SPCT), G Philipp Grubauer (17-11-4, 2.72 GAA, .912 SVPCT, 1 SO)

Los Angeles and Colorado Against the Spread

The Kings are:

  • 1-7 against the spread in their last eight away games
  • 4-8-1 under the total away from home
  • 3-14 vs. the odds in their last 17 tries as a dog
  • 1-3-2 under the total when an underdog
  • 6-3 with the line in their last nine games at Colorado
  • 4-4-4 on totals in away games vs. the Avalanche

The Avalanche are:

  • 4-1 in their last five home games
  • 7-1 over the total when playing at home
  • 9-7 vs. the spread in their last 16 games as a chalk
  • 7-2 over the total when favored
  • 2-6 on the board in their last eight games with the Kings
  • 3-4-2 under the total head to head with Los Angeles

Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche NHL Betting Pick

In this situation playing outdoors at the Air Force Academy will offer different dynamics. As mentioned earlier the Kings have had a good NHL betting success head to head with the Avalanche. The price will be extremely high on the Avs due to the records of both teams and public perception. Under the total is the more reasonable play in this one.

Kings vs. Avalanche NHL Betting Pick: Under the Total
Kings vs. Avalanche NHL Betting Score Prediction: Colorado 3, Los Angeles 1

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