Betting on today's Flames and Kings game? Catch the action at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA, as the Kings hosts this showdown at 10:30 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 6 goals and the Kings are the -1.5 favorite to win at home vs. the Flames.

CALGARY FLAMES VS LOS ANGELES KINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Kings -1.5

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Thursday, April 11th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES KINGS:

  • The Kings enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flames (+1.5)

Are the Flames Ready for a Win at Los Angeles?

Calgary comes into this game with a record of 35-37-5 and is 12th in the Western Conference. In their last ten games, the Flames have gone just 2-8 and have lost two straight games as the underdog. On the road, Calgary has gone 16-18-4 this season.

Overall this year, the Flames have been the underdog in 43 of their 77 games and have gone 19-21-3 in those games. In the Western Conference, Calgary is 21-24 and has gone 11-11 against other Pacific Division teams. For the season, the Flames have scored 75 points.

On the season, Calgary has been the underdog in 43 games and has a puck line record of 26-17 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road this year is -.3 goals per game. So far, the Flames have 23 wins by multiple goals and 12 wins by just one goal.

Coming into the game, Calgary has dropped their last four games vs. the puck line and their road puck line record is 18-20. In their last ten road games, the Flames have a puck line record of just 2-8.

On average, Calgary's games have finished with 6.3 goals per game. The season's average over/under line stands at 6.1. In total, the Flames come in with an over/under record of 44-31-2.

Through their last three road games, Calgary has an puck line record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 2 goals per game.

For their offensive performance, the Flames come in averaging 3 goals per game this season, which is 20th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 16th in the league. The Flames went 19-20 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 15-17.

Calgary's leading goal scorer is Yegor Sharangovich. So far this season, he has 30 goals, placing him 39th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Sharangovich has 27 assists this season.

Defensively, the Kings come into the season ranked 29th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against Los Angeles. For the season, they are ranked 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Goalie Jacob Markstrom comes into the game having made 46 starts this season. So far, his record is 23-21 and he has a save percentage of 0.832%.

Can Los Angeles Lock in a Home Win?

At home this season, the Kings have gone 19-11-7 and have won six straight games. In the Pacific Division, Los Angeles is in third place and has gone 13-11 against divisional opponents. In the Western Conference, the Kings are in seventh place and have a record of 24-22 against other teams in the West. Over their last ten games, Los Angeles is 6-4.

So far this season, the Kings have been favored in 53 of their 78 games and have gone 29-17-7 in those games. Overall, Los Angeles has a record of 41-26-11 and has earned 93 points. In their last five games, the Kings have gone 3-2, and over their last three games, they have gone 2-1.

At home this season, the Kings have a puck line record of 17-20 and an average scoring margin of +.7 goals per game. Los Angeles has gone 7-3 vs. the puck line at home in their last ten games. So far this year, the Kings have gone 20-33 vs. the puck line as the favorite and 37-41 overall.

They have 27 wins by multiple goals and 20 losses by more than one goal. In their last ten games, the Kings have a puck line record of 5-5, and their average scoring differential when favored is +.7 goals per game.

This season, Los Angeles' games have an average of 5.8 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Kings come in with an over/under performance of 30-45-3.

Although Calgary has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 0-3. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.

On offense, the Kings are averaging 3.1 goals per game which is 17th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 9th in the league. This season, the Kings have a 24-18 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 14-7 record.

Los Angeles' leading goal scorer is Trevor Moore. So far this season, he has 30 goals, placing him 40th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Moore has 24 assists this season.

Defensively, the Kings come into the season ranked 29th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against Los Angeles. For the season, they are ranked 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Calgary, goalie Cam Talbot has started 49 games in this season. His current record is 25-19, and his save percentage stands at 0.907%.