Friday, December 16, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, December 16, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Kings at +184 and the Penguins at -205. The over/under is 5.5.
Los Angeles comes into this game having played 28 contests. They have an overall record of 14-12-2 and away from home they have a record of 4-8-1. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 74 goals and surrendered 76 goals for a point differential of -2. The Kings have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 13-14 and an over/under record of 11-12-5. Pittsburgh comes into this game with a record of 20-7-3 including 13-2-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 108 goals and surrendered 87 for a goal differential of +21. The Penguins have a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-10 while their over/under record sits at 20-6-4.
Tyler Toffoli has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Kings. He has 5 goals this season with 82 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 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 15% by scoring 14 goals on 94 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 558 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 506 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 12 goals this season with 96 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 21 goals on 78 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 8 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 579 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have 30 total points this season. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 76 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Kings have allowed 91 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.78% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have a total of 43 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 108 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 108 goals scored while they've given up 87 goals to this point. They average 35 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.38%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.3% as they've attempted 1,663 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,400 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.7% as they have 1,221 attempts while they've given up 1,013 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.5% for the season. They have 874 face off wins compared to 836 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense Los Angeles has 860 hits and they've blocked 387 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 1,832 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,759 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52% as they have 1,390 shots while they've given up 1,284 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.7% as they've compiled 944 face off wins this season and they have suffered 994 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 475 shot attempts and they have 706 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 13-14 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-12-5 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 18-10 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 20-6-4 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +184
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