Kings vs. Blackhawks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/21/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks — both coming off victories in their last game — will meet on Thursday at 10:30 PM ET, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The bookmakers have made the Kings heavy favorites at -242 on the moneyline, and the Blackhawks are at +198. Find more below on the Kings vs. Blackhawks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Kings vs. Blackhawks Spread and Betting Line

Kings vs Blackhawks Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Kings -242 Blackhawks +198

Kings vs. Blackhawks Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Staples Center

Computer Predictions for Kings vs. Blackhawks

Computer picks for Kings vs Blackhawks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kings (-1.5) Over (6) Kings 4 Blackhawks 2

Kings vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends

  • In 33 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Los Angeles has won 24 of those matchups.
  • The Kings have not won this season with moneyline odds shorter than -242.
  • Looking at the moneyline odds, Los Angeles has a 70.8% chance of winning this contest.
  • Los Angeles Kings Leaders

  • A top contributor this season for Los Angeles, Anze Kopitar has scored 63 points in 78 games (18 goals and 45 assists).
  • Through 75 games, Adrian Kempe has 34 goals and 16 assists.
  • Phillip Danault has 49 total points for Los Angeles, with 25 goals and 24 assists.
  • Jonathan Quick has a record of 20-13-9. He has allowed 110 goals (2.63 goals against average) and recorded 1097 saves.
  • Los Angeles Kings Season Stats

  • The Kings offense’s 220 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 20th in the NHL.
  • The Kings are ranked 12th in league action in goals against this season, having conceded 223 total goals (2.9 per game).
  • They’re ranked 18th in the league with a -3 goal differential .
  • The Kings have scored 37 power-play goals on 235 power-play chances this season, ranking 24th in the league.
  • The Kings are ranked 27th in the league with a 15.7% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Kings’ offense has netted 11 shorthanded goals this season (third among all teams).
  • The Kings rank 22nd in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 76.6%.
  • The Kings’ players win 52.6% of their faceoffs to rank fifth in the NHL.
  • The Kings shoot 8.1% as a team, ranked 32nd-best in the league.
  • The Kings have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 20.5 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Blackhawks vs. Kings Betting Trends

  • The Blackhawks have been an underdog in 58 games this season, with 17 upset wins (29.3%).
  • Chicago has won one of its 12 games when it is the underdog by +198 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Blackhawks, implied from the moneyline, is 33.6%.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Leaders

  • Patrick Kane has scored 25 goals (0.3 per game) and dished out 62 assists (0.8 per game), averaging 3.6 shots per game and shooting 9.4%. That makes him among the leaders for Chicago with 87 total points (1.2 per game).
  • Alex DeBrincat has made a major impact for Chicago this season with 73 points, thanks to 39 goals and 34 assists.
  • Seth Jones has five goals and 44 assists, for a season point total of 49.
  • Kevin Lankinen has a record of 5-14-6 in 28 games this season, conceding 95 goals (3.7 goals against average) with 749 saves and an .887 save percentage, 51st in the league.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats

  • The Blackhawks have scored 199 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 27th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have allowed 271 total goals (3.6 per game) to rank 25th.
  • Their -72 goal differential ranks 28th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have put up 46 power-play goals this season, which ranks 16th in the NHL (on 227 power-play chances).
  • The Blackhawks’ power-play conversion rate (20.3%) ranks 18th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have recorded two shorthanded goals.
  • The 75.5% of opponent power plays the Blackhawks kill is the 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have the 19th-ranked faceoff win percentage in the NHL (49.2%).
  • The Blackhawks are shooting 9.1% (25th in the league).
  • The Blackhawks have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 25.1 hits and 16.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Kings and Blackhawks Injury Report

    Kings: Drew Doughty: Out For Season (Wrist), Mikey Anderson: Out (Upper body), Sean Walker: Out For Season (Lower body)

    Blackhawks: MacKenzie Entwistle: Day To Day (Shoulder), Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)

    Betting Tips for Kings vs. Blackhawks

    The Kings on the moneyline (-242) is our best bet after analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will go over the total of 6 goals, with the Kings (-1.5) covering the spread.

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