Arizona Coyotes at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 9/28/2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +155 and the Kings at -190.
Arizona had a record of 30-42-10 last year and away from home they had a record of 12-24-5. They were 6th in the Pacific Division. They tallied 197 goals and surrendered 260 goals for a point differential of -63. For the year they had an ATS mark of 30-52-0 and an over/under record of 30-44-0. Los Angeles finished with a record of 39-35-8 including 23-16-2 on home ice last year. They were 5th in the Pacific Division. They scored 201 goals and gave up 205 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread was 39-43-0 while their over/under mark was 24-37-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes were 30-52-0 straight up last year
The Arizona Coyotes were 30-44-0 against the over/under last season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings were 39-43-0 straight up last year
The Los Angeles Kings were 24-37-0 against the over/under last season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
9/26/2017 Louis Domingue G Upper Body
9/25/2017 Oliver Ekman-Larsson D Knee
9/23/2017 Dave Bolland C Back
9/23/2017 Jakob Chychrun D Knee
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
9/13/2017 Marian Gaborik RW Knee
Player SpotlightAntti Raanta had 16 wins and 8 losses last season in goal for the Coyotes. He had 782 shots against him and he surrendered 61 goals. He made 721 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored 39 total points last year for the Coyotes. He had 12 goals last season with 145 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He had a total of 27 assists on the year and averaged 24.6 minutes played per contest. Max Domi averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 8% by tallying 9 goals on 107 attempts. He had 29 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the year.
Anze Kopitar had 49 total points last season for the Kings. He had 12 goals last year with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He had a total of 37 assists on the year and averaged 20.8 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Quick had 8 wins and 5 losses last season in net for the Kings. He had 421 shots against him and he gave up 35 goals. He made 386 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Jeff Carter averaged 18 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 246 attempts. He had 31 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Coyotes gave up 260 power play opportunities and surrendered 59 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. They averaged 28 shots per contest and as a team shot 8.64% for the year. They allowed 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 91%. The Coyotes had 70 total points last year. They scored 197 goals while giving up 260 scores. They had 235 power play chances and scored 38 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Kings had a total of 201 goals scored while they gave up 205 goals last season. They averaged 31 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 7.87%. As a unit they gave up 26 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 91%. The Kings had a total of 86 points last season. They had 46 power play goals on 241 chances for a percentage of 19%. They gave up 245 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%.
The Coyotes started possessions in the offensive zone 45.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 54.6% for the year. They had 2,412 face-off wins as opposed to 2,613 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48%. On defense Arizona had 2,098 hits and they blocked 1,215 attempts from opposing offenses. Arizona had a Corsi percentage of 44.9% as they tried 4,282 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 5,249 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 44.4% as they had 3,225 shots while they gave up 4,034 attempts on defense.
Los Angeles had a Corsi percentage of 54.8% as they attempted 5,008 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,139 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 54.6% as they had 3,689 attempts while they gave up 3,062 shots on the defensive end. The Kings started possessions in the offensive zone 56.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 43.8% for the season. They had 2,512 face-off wins compared to 2,436 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 50.8%. On defense Los Angeles had 2,323 hits and they blocked 1,077 shots from the opposition.
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