Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -130 and the Predators at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 33-20-4 and on the road they have a record of 18-10-3. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 155 goals and given up 136 goals for a point differential of +19. The Kings have 4 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-24 and an over/under record of 18-22-17. Nashville shows up with a record of 27-21-10 including 15-10-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 152 for a goal differential of +1. The Predators have 10 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-31 while their over/under record sits at 21-25-12.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Kings. He has 17 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 34 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 14 goals on 157 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 28 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,244 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,143 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Predators. He has 15 goals this season with 137 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 20 goals on 166 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 21 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,227 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,109 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have 70 total points this season. They have scored 153 goals while giving up 134 goals. They have had 169 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Kings have allowed 207 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 33 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.24% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 189 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 180 power play opportunities and have given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 151 goals scored while they've given up 151 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.59%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 3,587 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,945 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.5% as they have 2,690 attempts while they've given up 2,245 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. They have 1,767 face off wins compared to 1,760 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,703 hits and they've blocked 700 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 3,251 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,915 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.8% as they have 2,430 shots while they've given up 2,087 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 52.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.5% as they've compiled 1,716 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,751 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 828 shot attempts and they have 1,324 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 33-24 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 18-22-17 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 27-31 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 21-25-12 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
02/19/16 C Anze Kopitar Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Nashville
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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