Saturday, December 12, 2015
First Niagara Center
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +127 and the Sabres at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 27 games. They have an overall record of 18-8-1 and on the road they have a record of 7-3-1. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 71 goals and given up 57 goals for a point differential of +14. Buffalo shows up with a record of 11-15-3 including 6-8-1 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 70 goals and surrendered 82 for a goal differential of -12.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Kings. He has 8 goals this season with 47 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 11 goals on 83 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 604 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 554 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jack Eichel has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 9 goals this season with 92 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan O'Reilly has averaged 22 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 9 goals on 71 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 7 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 481 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 436 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have 37 total points this season. They have scored 70 goals while giving up 56 goals. They have had 83 power play opportunities and have scored 15 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Kings have allowed 101 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.91% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Sabres have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 92 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 75 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 69 goals scored while they've given up 80 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.98%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-9 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 5-10-11 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 10-18 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 10-11-8 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/08/15 LW Kyle Clifford Upper Body "?" Friday vs Pittsburgh
12/08/15 C Trevor Lewis Upper Body "?" Friday vs Pittsburgh
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
10/06/15 LW Dwight King Foot out 8-10 weeks
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/30/15 C Tyler Ennis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/25/15 D Mark Pysyk Lower Body out indefinitely
10/09/15 GO Robin Lehner Ankle out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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