Thursday, January 21, 2016
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +166 and the Kings at -185. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 45 games. They have an overall record of 22-15-8 and on the road they have a record of 8-7-6. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 113 goals and given up 106 goals for a point differential of +7. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 29-13-3 including 15-7-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 121 goals and surrendered 101 for a goal differential of +20.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Wild. He has 10 goals this season with 76 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 14 goals on 93 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 18 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1043 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 961 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Kings. He has 13 goals this season with 95 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 13 goals on 119 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 26 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1038 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 958 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 52 total points this season. They have scored 113 goals while giving up 105 goals. They have had 130 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Wild have allowed 107 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.79% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 130 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 119 goals scored while they've given up 99 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.25%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 22-23 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 14-23-8 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-16 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-18-15 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
01/14/16 C Ryan Carter Hand out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/14/15 LW Kyle Clifford Upper Body out indefinitely
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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