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