Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday, December 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at +118 and the Kings at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 24 games. They have an overall record of 16-6-2 and on the road they have a record of 4-5-1. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 69 goals and given up 52 goals for a point differential of +17. The Canadiens have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-8 and an over/under record of 7-11-6. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 13-10-1 including 9-3-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 61 for a goal differential of +1. The Kings have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-11 while their over/under record sits at 9-11-4.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 5 goals this season with 68 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 5 goals on 66 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Carey Price has 13 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 535 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 506 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Tyler Toffoli has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Kings. He has 5 goals this season with 76 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 10 goals on 79 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 12 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 486 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 443 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have 34 total points this season. They have scored 69 goals while giving up 52 goals. They have had 75 power play opportunities and have scored 16 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Canadiens have allowed 90 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.84% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Kings have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 9 power play goals on 74 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 12%. They have allowed 81 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 62 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.40%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 1,354 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,427 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.7% as they have 976 attempts while they've given up 1,027 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 46.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.1% for the season. They have 726 face off wins compared to 769 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.6%. On defense Montreal has 564 hits and they've blocked 400 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 1,466 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,218 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 1,070 shots while they've given up 887 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 744 face off wins this season and they have suffered 732 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 331 shot attempts and they have 734 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 16-8 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 7-11-6 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 12-11 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 9-11-4 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/03/16 RW Alexander Radulov Facial "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
12/02/16 C Brian Flynn Upper Body "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles
11/26/16 LW Charles Hudon Sternum out indefinitely
11/23/16 D Nathan Beaulieu Throat out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/03/16 LW Andy Andreoff Thumb out indefinitely
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Collarbone out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 3-4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -130
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