Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +105 and the Bruins at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 31-17-3 and on the road they have a record of 16-7-2. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 137 goals and given up 119 goals for a point differential of +18. The Kings have 3 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-20 and an over/under record of 15-19-17. Boston shows up with a record of 28-18-6 including 12-13-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 138 for a goal differential of +17. The Bruins have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-24 while their over/under record sits at 22-23-7.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Kings. He has 13 goals this season with 110 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 132 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1144 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1049 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 19 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 16 goals on 108 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 19 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1155 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1060 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 65 total points this season. They have scored 135 goals while giving up 117 goals. They have had 151 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Kings have allowed 185 power play opportunities and given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have a total of 62 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 145 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 176 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 151 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.13%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.5% as they've attempted 2,981 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,487 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54% as they have 2,229 attempts while they've given up 1,900 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. They have 1,479 face off wins compared to 1,495 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,390 hits and they've blocked 587 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 2,753 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,782 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.5% as they have 2,098 shots while they've given up 2,053 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 50.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 1,540 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,502 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 729 shot attempts and they have 1,345 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 31-20 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 15-19-17 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 27-24 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 22-23-7 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
01/06/16 D Adam McQuaid Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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