Los Angeles Kings at Carolina Hurricanes 11/2/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 11/1/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 5:00 PM ET
PNC Arena in Raleigh
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Sunday afternoon, the Los Angeles Kings will finish up their 4 game road trip with a stop at the PNC Arena to face the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Los Angeles Kings were certainly feeling the rigors of the road trip in their last game. On Friday night, their stop in Detroit was a disaster as they took a 5 -2 loss to the Red Wings. A rested Detroit team jumped on the Kings early and didn’t let up. Detroit took a commanding 4 -0 lead after the 1st and Los Angeles had to spend the rest of the night playing catch-up. The Kings got a goal in the 2nd and they were able to keep the Red Wings from scoring as well. But despite another goal in the 3rd, the Kings were never really in this game. They will go to Raleigh looking for their only win of the road trip after going 0 -2 -1 in their other 3 games. But they might have the advantage because Carolina will be the tired team in this one.
The Carolina Hurricanes will take the ice Sunday afternoon after playing Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes. Even though the Hurricanes will be at home for both games, it will be a test of their strength and stamina. And given the fact that the Hurricanes have been struggling since the start of the season, playing a rested Los Angeles Kings team looking to salvage their road trip with a win won’t be an easy prospect. The chances that Carolina will be victorious over Los Angeles will probably be slim to none.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
Los Angeles Kings are 6-5-0 Against the Spread
Los Angeles Kings are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
Carolina Hurricanes are 0-8-0 Against the Spread
Carolina Hurricanes are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Kings
11/01/14 C Anze Kopitar Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Carolina
10/20/14 D Slava Voynov Suspension out indefinitely
10/14/14 RW Marian Gaborik Upper Body out indefinitely
10/31/14 LW Nathan Gerbe Lower Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Arizona
10/31/14 RW Patrick Dwyer Lower Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Arizona
09/25/14 C Jordan Staal Fibula out 3-4 months
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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