Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -128 and the Wild at +116. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 44-22-5 and on the road they have a record of 21-11-3. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 196 goals and given up 160 goals for a point differential of +36. The Kings have 5 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-2-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 44-27 and an over/under record of 23-28-20. Minnesota shows up with a record of 34-28-11 including 18-13-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 186 for a goal differential of +8. The Wild have 11 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-39 while their over/under record sits at 27-31-15.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Kings. He has 24 goals this season with 155 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 41 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 9% by scoring 18 goals on 199 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 37 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,558 shots against him and has given up 123 goals. He has made 1,435 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Wild. He has 16 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 135 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 28 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,599 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,466 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 93 total points this season. They have scored 194 goals while giving up 158 goals. They have had 209 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Kings have allowed 249 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.53% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 79 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 228 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 178 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 191 goals scored while they've given up 184 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.95%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.5% as they've attempted 4,410 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,683 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.4% as they have 3,316 attempts while they've given up 2,782 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.7% for the season. They have 2,191 face off wins compared to 2,158 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Los Angeles has 2,176 hits and they've blocked 901 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,931 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,055 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,944 shots while they've given up 2,985 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 51.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 2,312 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,118 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 1,070 shot attempts and they have 1,272 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 44-27 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-28-20 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 31-39 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 27-31-15 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
03/21/16 RW Kris Versteeg Foot is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Nashville
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
03/20/16 GO Darcy Kuemper Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs LA
03/20/16 RW Jason Pominville Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs LA
03/20/16 C Ryan Carter Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs LA
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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