Thursday, November 10, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +133 and the Canadiens at -167. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 13 games. They have an overall record of 7-6-0 and on the road they have a record of 2-4-0. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 35 goals and given up 32 goals for a point differential of +3. The Kings have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-6 and an over/under record of 5-8-0. Montreal shows up with a record of 11-1-1 including 8-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 42 goals and surrendered 30 for a goal differential of +12. The Canadiens have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-2 while their over/under record sits at 5-6-2.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 32 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 5 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 13% by scoring 5 goals on 39 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 7 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 236 shots against him and has given up 19 goals. He has made 217 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 4 goals this season with 36 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 2 goals on 36 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Carey Price has 8 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 274 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 261 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
The Kings have 14 total points this season. They have scored 35 goals while giving up 32 goals. They have had 39 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 10%. The Kings have allowed 45 power play opportunities and given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.33% for the season to this point. They allow 24 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 41 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 52 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 42 goals scored while they've given up 30 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.60%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 56.9% as they've attempted 840 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 635 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 56.6% as they have 615 attempts while they've given up 472 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. They have 406 face off wins compared to 408 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Los Angeles has 408 hits and they've blocked 163 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 701 shots at full strength and they've given up 825 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 45.7% as they have 502 shots while they've given up 596 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 41.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 58.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 404 face off wins this season and they have suffered 418 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 229 shot attempts and they have 286 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 6-6 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 11-2 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 5-6-2 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/08/16 D Tom Gilbert Suspension Served probable Thursday vs Montreal
11/03/16 LW Andy Andreoff Upper Body out indefinitely
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
11/08/16 LW Artturi Lehkonen Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +133
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