Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Monday, Mar. 25

Apr 29, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Kings right wing Adrian Kempe (9) shoots on goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period in game six of the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Crypto.com Arena.
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We have your Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Los Angeles Kings hit the road to face the Vancouver Canucks.

The Los Angeles Kings (37-22-11) are set to face off against the Vancouver Canucks (45-18-8) in a highly anticipated matchup at Rogers Arena. With both teams on a three-game winning streak, this clash could be a critical juncture for their playoff positioning.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Odds Info

Moneyline: Los Angeles Kings +112 (FanDuel) / Vancouver Canucks -125 (Bet365)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Los Angeles Kings -230 (FanDuel) / Vancouver Canucks +195 (DraftKings)

Total: 5.5 – -105 (Bet365) / -107 (BetRivers)

Game Info

Date: Monday, Mar. 25

Time: 08:00 PM

Location: Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC


Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Los Angeles Kings have 20 wins and 15 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Los Angeles Kings have 10 wins and 12 losses.
  • This season, the Los Angeles Kings have hit 27 overs and 43 unders.

Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 24 wins and 11 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 29 wins and 18 losses.
  • This season, the Vancouver Canucks have hit 39 overs and 32 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last two seasons, the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks have faced each other six times, with each team securing three victories apiece. These matchups have taken place between November 2022 and March 2024, showcasing a balanced competition between the two teams. Interestingly, the visiting team has come out on top in four of these six encounters, suggesting a trend where home-ice advantage has not played a significant role. When it comes to betting statistics, the Kings have proven to be the better pick against the spread, covering it in four out of six games, while the Canucks have only managed to do so twice. In terms of the over/under market, all six games have consistently fallen under the total score line set by oddsmakers, indicating a series of games where defense and goaltending may have been particularly effective or offensive opportunities were limited.

The most recent game between the two teams occurred on March 5, 2024, where the Vancouver Canucks edged out the Los Angeles Kings with a 2-1 victory in an overtime thriller. The game saw the Kings’ Trevor Moore open the scoring in the first period, but the Canucks’ Elias Pettersson responded with a tying goal in the second period, assisted by Nils Hoglander and Quinn Hughes. The decisive moment came in overtime when J.T. Miller netted the game-winner for Vancouver with a slap shot, once again involving Hughes in the play with an assist alongside Brock Boeser. The Canucks outshot the Kings 31 to 24 and dominated the faceoff circle, winning 64.4% of the draws. Both teams displayed strong defensive efforts, with Vancouver blocking 12 shots and the Kings blocking 19, while physicality was also a key aspect of the game, with the Canucks registering 31 hits to the Kings’ 27.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Predictions

The Kings and Canucks have been on impressive runs, with both squads looking to extend their winning streaks in this encounter. Los Angeles has been finding the back of the net with regularity, thanks in part to the stellar play of Trevor Moore, who leads the team with 26 goals. Anze Kopitar remains a pivotal figure for the Kings, contributing a team-high 62 points. The Canucks, holding the top spot in their division, have been equally formidable, with J.T. Miller amassing an impressive 90 points and Brock Boeser leading the goal-scoring charge with 36 goals.

Defensively, both teams have shown they can be stingy, with the Kings and Canucks both looking to their goaltenders to make key saves in crucial moments. The matchup between the Kings’ offense and the Canucks’ defense, especially at even strength, will be one to watch. Vancouver’s ability to shut down Los Angeles’ power play could be a deciding factor in the game. On the flip side, the Kings’ defense will need to contain the dynamic Canucks’ forwards, who have been known to capitalize on their scoring chances.

The head-to-head player matchups will be another focal point, with the Kings’ Adrian Kempe and the Canucks’ Quinn Hughes both having breakout seasons in terms of assists. The battle at the faceoff dot and along the boards will be intense, as both teams have players capable of controlling the puck and dictating the pace of the game. As the regular season winds down, this game could have significant implications for playoff seeding, making it a must-win for both teams.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Pick

The Los Angeles Kings come into this matchup with a strong road record and a three-game winning streak, indicating their ability to perform under pressure and away from home. Despite the Vancouver Canucks’ impressive season and their position at the top of their division, the Kings have shown resilience and a knack for winning tight games, as evidenced by their recent performances. Additionally, the Kings have covered the spread in four out of the last six head-to-head meetings, suggesting they have the edge in close contests against the Canucks. With key players like Trevor Moore and Anze Kopitar leading the charge, the Kings’ offense is poised to challenge the Canucks’ defense, which could lead to a valuable upset on the moneyline.

Historically, the visiting team has had the upper hand in this matchup, winning four out of the last six encounters. This trend, combined with the Kings’ strong road record and the fact that they are coming into this game with momentum, makes them an attractive pick. While the Canucks have been formidable at home, the Kings’ recent form and their ability to win crucial games on the road give them the edge in this matchup. Given the odds and the potential for a higher payout, backing the Los Angeles Kings on the moneyline is a calculated risk worth taking for this game.

The Pick: Los Angeles Kings +112 (FanDuel)

Los Angeles Kings vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Vancouver Canucks

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Conor Garland Points 0.5 7/10 +140 -180 0.8 0.80
Quinn Hughes Points 0.5 7/10 -175 +135 1.0 0.96
J.T. Miller Points 0.5 7/10 -195 +150 0.9 0.85