Kings vs. Ducks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022

by | Apr 22, 2022

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks are coming off a victory and a loss, respectively, heading into their matchup at Staples Center on Saturday at 10:30 PM ET. The Ducks are big underdogs on the road, at +200, and the Kings are -250. Find more below on the Kings vs. Ducks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Kings vs. Ducks Spread and Betting Line

Kings vs Ducks Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Kings -250 Ducks +200

Kings vs. Ducks Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Staples Center

Computer Predictions for Kings vs. Ducks

Computer picks for Kings vs Ducks
Score Prediction
Kings 4 Ducks 2

Kings vs. Ducks Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles has gone 25-9 as the favorite this season.
  • The Kings have been victorious one time through two games as a moneyline favorite shorter than -250 this season.
  • There is a 71.4% chance that Los Angeles wins this game, per the moneyline.
  • Los Angeles Kings Leaders

  • Anze Kopitar has been a major player for Los Angeles this season, with 64 points in 79 games.
  • Adrian Kempe is contributing with 52 points (34 goals, 18 assists).
  • Phillip Danault’s season total of 50 points has come from 26 goals and 24 assists.
  • In 44 games, Jonathan Quick has a record of 21-13-9. He has conceded 111 goals (2.60 goals against average) and has recorded 1112 saves.
  • Los Angeles Kings Season Stats

  • The Kings are ranked 20th in the NHL with 224 goals this season, an average of 2.8 per contest.
  • The Kings rank 12th in total goals against, allowing 2.8 goals per game (224 total) in league play.
  • They’re ranked 17th in the league with a 0 goal differential .
  • The Kings’ 38 power-play goals this season (ranked 23rd in the NHL) have come on 238 power-play chances.
  • The Kings’ offense has the league’s 27th-ranked power-play conversion rate (16%).
  • The Kings’ offense has scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (third among all teams).
  • The Kings have the league’s 22nd-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 76.5%.
  • The Kings’ players win 52.5% of their faceoffs to rank fifth in the league.
  • The Kings shoot 8.1% as a team, ranked 32nd-best in the league.
  • The Kings’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.4 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Ducks vs. Kings Betting Trends

  • The Ducks have been an underdog in 56 games this season, with 15 upset wins (26.8%).
  • Anaheim is 2-9 when sportsbooks have listed them as underdogs of +200 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline in this matchup, that the Ducks have a 33.3% chance to win.
  • Anaheim Ducks Leaders

  • Troy Terry’s 37 goals and 28 assists in 71 contests give him 65 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Trevor Zegras has made a major impact for Anaheim this season with 57 points, thanks to 20 goals and 37 assists.
  • Anaheim’s Cam Fowler has 42 points, courtesy of nine goals (eighth on team) and 33 assists (second).
  • John Gibson has a .904 save percentage (35th in the league), with 1581 total saves, while allowing 167 goals (3.2 goals against average). He has put together an 18-24-11 record between the posts for Anaheim this season.
  • Anaheim Ducks Season Stats

  • The Ducks’ 216 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 24th in the league.
  • The Ducks’ 251 total goals given up (3.2 per game) rank 23rd in the league.
  • They have a -35 goal differential, which ranks 21st in the league.
  • The Ducks have scored 46 power-play goals this season, which ranks 17th in the NHL (on 212 power-play chances).
  • The Ducks have the league’s 14th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 21.7%.
  • The Ducks have recorded six shorthanded goals.
  • The Ducks’ 12th-ranked penalty kill rate is 81.2%.
  • The Ducks win 48.4% of their faceoffs. That’s the 21st-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The 9.4% shooting percentage the Ducks have compiled ranks 17th in the league.
  • The Ducks have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Kings and Ducks Injury Report

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

    Ducks: Max Jones: Out (Pectoral), Jakob Silfverberg: Out (Lower Body), Sam Carrick: Day To Day (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Kings vs. Ducks

    We have the Kings -250 on the moneyline as our best bet in this contest after taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will be under the total of goals, with the covering the spread.

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