Thursday, March 17, 2016
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The New York Rangers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +153 and the Kings at -170. The over/under has been set at 5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 39-23-7 and on the road they have a record of 16-15-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 197 goals and given up 181 goals for a point differential of +16. The Rangers have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-4-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-30 and an over/under record of 30-27-12. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 42-22-5 including 21-11-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 190 goals and surrendered 156 for a goal differential of +34. The Kings have 5 losses in OT and 2 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 42-27 while their over/under record sits at 22-27-20.
Derick Brassard has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 25 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 26 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 22 goals on 145 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 31 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,637 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,510 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Kings. He has 22 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 40 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 9% by scoring 18 goals on 195 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 35 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,504 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,385 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers have 85 total points this season. They have scored 194 goals while giving up 179 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Rangers have allowed 206 power play opportunities and given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.81% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have a total of 89 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 205 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 244 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 188 goals scored while they've given up 154 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.48%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've attempted 3,658 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,018 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.6% as they have 2,752 attempts while they've given up 2,913 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 1,947 face off wins compared to 2,000 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.3%. On defense New York has 1,846 hits and they've blocked 1,105 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,291 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,582 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.3% as they have 3,220 shots while they've given up 2,707 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 2,139 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,102 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 875 shot attempts and they have 2,116 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 38-30 straight up
The New York Rangers are 30-27-12 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 42-27 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 22-27-20 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
03/16/16 LW Tanner Glass Upper Body is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Anaheim
03/15/16 GO Henrik Lundqvist Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Anaheim
03/08/16 D Dylan McIlrath Knee expected to miss 2 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
03/04/16 C Jordan Nolan Back out indefinitely
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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