Monday, March 21, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Los Angeles Kings travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Monday, March 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -105 and the Predators at -115. The over/under has been set at 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. Nashville shows up with a record of 36-23-13 including 18-10-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 197 goals and surrendered 185 for a goal differential of +12. The Predators have 13 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-36 while their over/under record sits at 27-30-15.
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%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Predators. He has 17 goals this season with 164 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 0%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 0 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 29 goals on 218 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 29 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,562 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,421 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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 Predators have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 217 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 194 goals scored while they've given up 184 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.86%. As a team they give up 27 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.
Nashville has attempted 4,023 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,723 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 3,007 shots while they've given up 2,658 attempts on defense. The Predators 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 49.3% as they've compiled 2,127 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,191 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 1,065 shot attempts and they have 1,648 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
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 35-36 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 27-30-15 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
03/20/16 RW Kris Versteeg Foot injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Nashville
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
03/07/16 C Paul Gaustad Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Nashville
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Tonight's NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.