Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +127 and the Blues at -159. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 7 games. They have an overall record of 4-3-0 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 22 goals for a point differential of -2. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-3 and an over/under record of 4-3-0. St. Louis shows up with a record of 4-2-2 including 2-1-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 21 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 4-4 while their over/under record sits at 2-4-2.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 20 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 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 10% by scoring 2 goals on 21 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 4 wins and no losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 101 shots against him and has given up 10 goals. He has made 91 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Blues. He has 4 goals this season with 40 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 3 goals on 11 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Jake Allen has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Blues. He has had 142 shots against him and has given up 13 goals. He has made 129 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have 8 total points this season. They have scored 20 goals while giving up 22 goals. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Kings have allowed 23 power play opportunities and given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.01% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 88%.
The Blues have a total of 10 points on the season. They have 7 power play goals on 31 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 28 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 21 goals scored while they've given up 21 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 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 58.1% as they've attempted 486 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 351 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 56.7% as they have 340 attempts while they've given up 260 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 235 face off wins compared to 223 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Los Angeles has 210 hits and they've blocked 91 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 435 shots at full strength and they've given up 400 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.9% as they have 329 shots while they've given up 293 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 53.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 235 face off wins this season and they have suffered 232 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 107 shot attempts and they have 146 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 3-3 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-3-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 4-4 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 2-4-2 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/16 GO Jeff Zatkoff Groin expected to miss 5-7 days
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/28/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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