Friday, February 12, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Friday, February 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +114 and the Rangers at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 52 games. They have an overall record of 32-17-3 and on the road they have a record of 17-7-2. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 146 goals and given up 121 goals for a point differential of +25. The Kings have 3 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-20 and an over/under record of 16-19-17. New York shows up with a record of 31-18-5 including 20-5-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 156 goals and surrendered 137 for a goal differential of +19. The Rangers have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-23 while their over/under record sits at 23-22-9.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Kings. He has 13 goals this season with 114 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. 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 10% by scoring 14 goals on 138 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 28 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,181 shots against him and has given up 97 goals. He has made 1,084 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Rick Nash has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 18 goals on 114 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 27 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,368 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,263 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 67 total points this season. They have scored 144 goals while giving up 119 goals. They have had 154 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Kings have allowed 188 power play opportunities and given up 33 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 Rangers have a total of 67 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 152 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 162 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 135 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.65%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.6% as they've attempted 3,249 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,702 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.3% as they have 2,444 attempts while they've given up 2,057 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 1,607 face off wins compared to 1,617 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,525 hits and they've blocked 645 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,907 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,079 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 2,194 shots while they've given up 2,231 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 1,535 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,551 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 848 shot attempts and they have 1,464 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 32-20 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 16-19-17 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 30-23 straight up
The New York Rangers are 23-22-9 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
02/11/16 GO Jonathan Quick Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. NY Islanders
New York Rangers Injuries
02/11/16 LW Rick Nash Knee expected to miss Friday vs Los Angeles
02/09/16 D Ryan McDonagh Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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