Thursday, April 7, 2016
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The Anaheim Ducks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Ducks at +123 and the Kings at -136. The over/under has been set at 5.
Anaheim comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 44-24-11 and on the road they have a record of 19-14-5. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 210 goals and given up 187 goals for a point differential of +23. The Ducks have 11 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 43-35 and an over/under record of 31-32-16. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 47-28-5 including 25-12-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 220 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of +30. The Kings have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 47-33 while their over/under record sits at 27-31-22.
Corey Perry has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 33 goals this season with 212 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 12 goals on 171 shots. He has 50 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 21 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,062 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 974 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 72 total points this season for the Kings. He has 25 goals this season with 171 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 47 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 24 goals on 235 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 39 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,769 shots against him and has given up 145 goals. He has made 1,624 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Ducks have 99 total points this season. They have scored 207 goals while giving up 183 goals. They have had 235 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Ducks have allowed 277 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.59% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have a total of 99 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 279 power play opportunities and have given up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Ducks have a total of 218 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.50%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 4,596 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,204 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53% as they have 3,462 attempts while they've given up 3,076 shots on the defensive end. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 2,401 face off wins compared to 2,229 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.9%. On defense Anaheim has 2,166 hits and they've blocked 1,128 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,983 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,102 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 3,748 shots while they've given up 3,101 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 2,461 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,423 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 1,001 shot attempts and they have 2,434 hits as a unit.
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 43-35 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 31-32-16 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 47-33 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-31-22 against the over/under
Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/29/15 LW Kenton Helgesen Foot out indefinitely
04/05/16 C Brandon Pirri Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
04/02/16 GO Frederik Andersen Concussion out indefinitely
04/01/16 LW David Perron Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 weeks
04/01/16 C Rickard Rakell Appendix expected to miss 7-10 days
03/30/16 D Kevin Bieksa Upper Body out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
04/05/16 D Alec Martinez Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Anaheim
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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