Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Penguins travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Penguins at -111 and the Kings at -111. The over/under has been set at 5.
Pittsburgh comes into this matchup having played 9 games. They have an overall record of 6-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-2-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 25 goals and given up 27 goals for a point differential of -2. For the season they have an ATS record of 5-3 and an over/under record of 4-2-3. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 4-6-0 including 3-2-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 20 goals and surrendered 30 for a goal differential of -10. The Kings have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 3-6 while their over/under record sits at 4-6-0.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 10 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 5 goals this season with 21 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Patric Hornqvist has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 32 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 6 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 298 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 271 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 24 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 2 goals on 30 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 170 shots against him and has given up 17 goals. He has made 153 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have 13 total points this season. They have scored 25 goals while giving up 27 goals. They have had 34 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Penguins have allowed 38 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.90% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 29 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Penguins have a total of 20 goals scored while they've given up 30 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.43%. As a team they give up 25 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 527 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 556 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.9% as they have 391 attempts while they've given up 408 shots on the defensive end. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 301 face off wins compared to 308 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Pittsburgh has 240 hits and they've blocked 148 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 647 shots at full strength and they've given up 498 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 56.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 56% as they have 465 shots while they've given up 366 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 53.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 309 face off wins this season and they have suffered 319 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 132 shot attempts and they have 307 hits as a unit.
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 5-3 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 4-2-3 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 3-6 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
11/01/16 D Kris Letang Upper Body is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Anaheim
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/25/16 LW Conor Sheary Eye out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/01/16 LW Andy Andreoff Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Pittsaburgh
10/30/16 D Brayden McNabb Upper Body expected to miss 5-7 days
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
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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