LA Kings at New Jersey Devils Game 2 NHL Pro Hockey Betting Preview

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The red hot LA Kings will look to take the 2-0 series lead when they face the New Jersey Devils in game two of their best of seven NHL Stanley Cup Final playoff series. The Kings and Devils will face off from New Jersey at 8PM Eastern Time and NBC provides the live national television coverage.

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The current odds at Oddsmaker have the home team New Jersey Devils favored by -120 odds with the road underdog LA Kings take back at +100 odds. The goal over under is set at 4 ½ goals. Those betting the LA Kings on the puck line and laying the -1 ½ goals will get back +270 odds for their wager. Bettors who choose to take the +1 ½ goals on the side of the New Jersey Devils will have to lay -330 odds for their puck line wager. The adjusted series prices now available following the Kings game one victory has LA favored to win the Stanley Cup at -320 odds with the New Jersey Devils the underdog at +260 odds.

Game one of this best of seven series went to the LA Kings as they posted the 2-1 overtime victory as a -115 road favorite. Due to the poor ice conditions the total went under 4 ½ goals. The temperature and humidity will let up in game two so the ice should be in better shape tonight in New Jersey. The LA Kings have been road warriors during the NHL playoffs as the club has posted 9 straight road wins and are 13-2 overall in the 2012 postseason. In their prior three series they held 3-0 leads in each one. The Kings have allowed two goals or less in 13 of their 15 playoff games. King goalie Jonathan Quick has led all goaltenders in the playoff with goals against average of just 1.49 in 15 games. Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar have led the Kings this postseason with seven goals and 16 goals apiece.

New Jersey has been down this path before dropping game one in their series against the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers. In game one New Jersey had difficulty getting shots on the Kings net with just 17 shots on goal for the game.

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