Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 31 games. They have an overall record of 16-13-2 and on the road they have a record of 6-9-1. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 79 goals and given up 78 goals for a point differential of +1. The Kings have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-15 and an over/under record of 11-14-6. Columbus shows up with a record of 20-5-4 including 10-3-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 98 goals and surrendered 61 for a goal differential of +37. The Blue Jackets have a record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-9 while their over/under record sits at 9-17-3.
Tyler Toffoli has accumulated 20 total points this season for the Kings. He has 8 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 18 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 14% by scoring 14 goals on 99 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 14 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 627 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 574 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 77 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 12 goals on 85 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 19 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 721 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 672 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Kings have 34 total points this season. They have scored 79 goals while giving up 78 goals. They have had 93 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Kings have allowed 103 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.59% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 83 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 28%. They have allowed 83 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 98 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.97%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54% as they've attempted 1,829 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,559 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.3% as they have 1,332 attempts while they've given up 1,123 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 956 face off wins compared to 928 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Los Angeles has 970 hits and they've blocked 436 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 1,638 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,624 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 1,230 shots while they've given up 1,191 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.4% as they've compiled 816 face off wins this season and they have suffered 906 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 433 shot attempts and they have 572 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 15-15 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-14-6 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 19-9 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9-17-3 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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