Florida Panthers at Los Angeles Kings 11/18/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/17/2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:30 PM ET
Staples Center in Los Angeles
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On Tuesday, the Florida Panthers will travel across the country to take on the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center. Florida comes into the affair with a 6-4-5 record, for 17 points. That places them 7th in the 8 team Atlantic Division. Los Angeles has played in 18 games; and hold a 9-5-4 record. The Kings, who are the defending Stanley Cup Champions, are tied with San Jose for 6th in the Western Conference.
The Los Angeles Kings are 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. Los Angeles is coming off a 3-2 overtime win over Anaheim on Saturday. In the win, Jonathan Quick saved 27 of 29 shots. Offense for the Kings came from Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar and Jarrett Stoll. Toffoli has anchored the offense for Los Angeles with 8 goals and 10 assists. The Kings are the fifth best defensive team in all of the NHL. Los Angeles is allowing teams just 2.1 goals per game.
The Florida Panthers are also coming off a win over Anaheim. On Sunday, the Panthers scored six goals and downed the Ducks by 4. The win was their second straight, after downing San Jose as well last week. Florida used four second period goals, including two from Brad Boyes in the road win. The Panthers are scoring just an average of 2.2 goals per game, while they give up 2.3 per game. Florida's top goal scorer has been Boyes, but with just four on the season. Jussi Jokinen leads the team with 11 points; including 10 assists.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
Florida Panthers are 6-9-0 Against the Spread
Florida Panthers are 5-9-0 against the Over/Under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
Los Angeles Kings are 9-9-0 Against the Spread
Los Angeles Kings are 5-8-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/16/14 LW Sean Bergenheim Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Los Angeles
11/10/14 D Dmitry Kulikov Knee out indefinitely
11/01/14 C Brandon Pirri Concussion out indefinitely
11/01/14 C David Bolland Groin out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings
11/14/14 D Alec Martinez Finger out indefinitely
11/01/14 D Andrew Bodnarchuk Knee out indefinitely
10/20/14 D Slava Voynov Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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