Sunday, October 30, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +123 and the Blackhawks at -152. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 7 games. They have an overall record of 4-3-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 22 goals for a point differential of -2. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-3 and an over/under record of 4-3-0. Chicago shows up with a record of 4-3-1 including 3-1-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 28 goals and surrendered 27 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 3-4 while their over/under record sits at 4-2-2.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 20 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 22 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 2 goals on 21 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 4 wins and no losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 101 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has made 91 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 2 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 23 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by scoring 5 goals on 15 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 177 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 160 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have 8 total points this season. They have scored 20 goals while giving up 22 goals. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Kings have allowed 23 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.01% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 88%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 31 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 30 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 50%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 28 goals scored while they've given up 27 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.23%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 58.1% as they've attempted 486 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 351 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 56.7% as they have 340 attempts while they've given up 260 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. They have 235 face off wins compared to 223 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Los Angeles has 210 hits and they've blocked 91 shots from the opposition.
Chicago has attempted 455 shots at full strength and they've given up 402 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 314 shots while they've given up 321 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks have an offensive zone percentage of 55.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 242 face off wins this season and they have suffered 264 face off losses. On defense Chicago has blocked 81 shot attempts and they have 130 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 3-3 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 3-4 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 4-2-2 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/16 GO Jeff Zatkoff Groin expected to miss 5-7 days
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
10/28/16 D Gustav Forsling Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Los Angeles
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
10/10/16 LW Andrew Desjardins Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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