Thursday, December 29, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +129 and the Oilers at -142. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 34 games. They have an overall record of 17-13-4 and on the road they have a record of 7-9-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 87 goals and given up 84 goals for a point differential of +3. The Kings have an overall record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-17 and an over/under record of 11-17-6. Edmonton shows up with a record of 18-12-6 including 8-7-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 105 goals and surrendered 97 for a goal differential of +8. The Oilers have a record of 4-2-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-18 while their over/under record sits at 13-20-3.
Jeff Carter has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Kings. He has 19 goals this season with 111 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Alec Martinez has averaged 23 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 70 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 15 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 682 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 627 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 14 goals this season with 79 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 13 goals on 102 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 17 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 968 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 888 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 38 total points this season. They have scored 87 goals while giving up 84 goals. They have had 100 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Kings have allowed 111 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.50% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 118 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 111 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 105 goals scored while they've given up 97 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.34%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 53.9% as they've attempted 2,022 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,727 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.2% as they have 1,479 attempts while they've given up 1,251 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 1,036 face off wins compared to 1,014 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,038 hits and they've blocked 476 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 2,089 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,985 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.1% as they have 1,547 shots while they've given up 1,478 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 52% and their defensive zone percentage is 48% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48% as they've compiled 1,049 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,135 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 507 shot attempts and they have 898 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 16-17 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-17-6 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 16-18 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 13-20-3 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/27/16 C Tyler Toffoli Lower Body out indefinitely
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Ankle out 3 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton -142
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