Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +113 and the Capitals at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 33-19-3 and on the road they have a record of 18-9-2. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and given up 131 goals for a point differential of +22. The Kings have 3 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-6-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-22 and an over/under record of 18-20-17. Washington shows up with a record of 40-10-4 including 20-4-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 181 goals and surrendered 125 for a goal differential of +56. The Capitals have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 39-14 while their over/under record sits at 23-20-11.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Kings. He has 16 goals this season with 120 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. 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 151 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 39 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%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 35 goals this season with 266 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 15 goals on 116 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 35 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,263 shots against him and has given up 94 goals. He has made 1,169 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Kings have 69 total points this season. They have scored 151 goals while giving up 129 goals. They have had 160 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Kings have allowed 196 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.48% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 84 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 168 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 171 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 178 goals scored while they've given up 124 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.83%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 3,442 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,832 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.5% as they have 2,577 attempts while they've given up 2,155 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. They have 1,701 face off wins compared to 1,699 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,628 hits and they've blocked 677 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 3,061 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,073 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.6% as they have 2,300 shots while they've given up 2,246 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 1,589 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,603 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 827 shot attempts and they have 1,257 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 33-22 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 18-20-17 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 39-14 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 23-20-11 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
02/14/16 GO Jonathan Quick Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Washington
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Washington Capitals Injuries
02/13/16 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Los Angeles
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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