The Los Angeles Kings (40-20-9), coming off a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets, host the Vancouver Canucks (29-33-5) at Arena on Saturday, March 18 at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN+, BSW, CITY, SNP, and SN360. The Canucks fell to the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 in their last outing.

The Kings are 8-1-1 over their last 10 contests, putting up 36 goals while allowing 24 in that period. On 34 power-play opportunities during that span, they have scored five goals (14.7%).

Here's our pick for who will secure the victory in Saturday's matchup.

Kings vs. Canucks Predictions for Saturday

Our computer model for this contest predicts a final score of Kings 5, Canucks 2.

  • Moneyline Pick: Kings (-190)
  • Total Pick: Over (6.5)
  • Computer Predicted Spread: Kings (-2.1)

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Kings Splits and Trends

  • The Kings (40-20-9 overall) have a 10-9-19 record in contests that have needed overtime.
  • Los Angeles is 14-4-7 (35 points) in its 25 games decided by one goal.
  • In the eight games this season the Kings registered only one goal, they went 1-4-3 (five points).
  • Los Angeles has finished 4-7-2 in the 13 games this season when it scored a pair of goals (registering 10 points).
  • The Kings have scored three or more goals 45 times, and are 35-6-4 in those games (to record 74 points).
  • In the 25 games when Los Angeles has recorded a single power-play goal, it went 13-10-2 to register 28 points.
  • In the 50 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Los Angeles is 31-15-4 (66 points).
  • The Kings have been outshot by opponents in 14 games, going 6-4-4 to register 16 points.
Kings Rank Kings AVG Canucks AVG Canucks Rank
10th 3.35 Goals Scored 3.34 11th
17th 3.22 Goals Allowed 3.78 30th
10th 32.5 Shots 30.3 21st
5th 28.2 Shots Allowed 30.9 13th
6th 24.2% Power Play % 22.2% 11th
22nd 76.2% Penalty Kill % 68.7% 32nd

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Kings vs. Canucks Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+, BSW, CITY, SNP, and SN360
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on fuboTV!
  • Where: Arena in Los Angeles, California

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