Sunday, April 2, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at +222 and the Kings at -250.
Arizona comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 28-41-9 and on the road they have a record of 11-24-4. Currently they are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 188 goals and given up 250 goals for a point differential of -62. The Coyotes have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-50 and an over/under record of 29-40-9. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 37-33-7 including 21-14-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 187 goals and surrendered 189 for a goal differential of -2. The Kings have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-40 while their over/under record sits at 22-35-20.
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Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 22-50 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 29-40-9 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 35-40 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 22-35-20 against the over/under
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
03/14/17 C Alexander Burmistrov Concussion out indefinitely
03/03/17 D Kevin Connauton Upper Body out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
03/14/17 C Nick Shore Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 D Paul La Due Upper Body out indefinitely
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 12 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 24.6 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 18 goals on 225 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Mike Smith has 18 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 1,708 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,559 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Kings. He has 12 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 20.8 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 32 goals on 242 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 328 shots against him and has given up 23 goals. He has made 305 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 65 total points this season. They have scored 188 goals while giving up 250 goals. They have had 228 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Coyotes have allowed 246 power play opportunities and given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.56% for the season to this point. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have a total of 81 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 223 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 231 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Coyotes have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 189 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.73%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Arizona has a Corsi percentage of 45.3% as they've attempted 4,127 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,990 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 44.8% as they have 3,105 attempts while they've given up 3,828 shots on the defensive end. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 45.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.3% for the season. They have 2,322 face off wins compared to 2,477 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Arizona has 2,010 hits and they've blocked 1,162 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,719 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,887 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.6% as they have 3,470 shots while they've given up 2,881 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 55.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 2,344 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,303 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 1,006 shot attempts and they have 2,210 hits as a unit.
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