Thursday, December 15, 2016
Joe Louis Arena
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Joe Louis Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, December 15, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Kings at -125 and the Red Wings at +113. The over/under is 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this game having played 28 contests. They have an overall record of 14-12-2 and away from home they have a record of 4-8-1. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 74 goals and surrendered 76 goals for a point differential of -2. The Kings have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-14 and an over/under record of 11-12-5. Detroit comes into this game with a record of 13-13-4 including 6-8-3 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 71 goals and surrendered 81 for a goal differential of -10. The Red Wings have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-17 while their over/under record sits at 12-14-4.
Tyler Toffoli has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Kings. He has 5 goals this season with 82 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 10 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 12 goals on 86 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 536 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 488 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Mike Green has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 6 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Gustav Nyquist has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 4 goals on 55 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 8 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 505 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 457 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have 30 total points this season. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 76 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Kings have allowed 91 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.78% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Red Wings have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 14 power play goals on 101 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 88 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 71 goals scored while they've given up 81 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.32%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.3% as they've attempted 1,663 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,400 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.7% as they have 1,221 attempts while they've given up 1,013 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.5% for the season. They have 874 face off wins compared to 836 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense Los Angeles has 860 hits and they've blocked 387 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 1,540 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,665 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.6% as they have 1,162 shots while they've given up 1,277 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 50.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.5% as they've compiled 928 face off wins this season and they have suffered 841 face off losses. On defense Detroit has blocked 388 shot attempts and they have 583 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 13-14 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-12-5 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 9-17 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 12-14-4 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 3-4 months
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/13/16 D Alexey Marchenko Shoulder "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
12/13/16 D Jonathan Ericsson Back "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
12/02/16 LW Justin Abdelkader Knee expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/28/16 D Brendan Smith Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/28/16 LW Tyler Bertuzzi Ankle expected to miss 3-5 weeks
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -125
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