Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Florida Panthers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +135 and the Kings at -155. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 25-20-10 and on the road they have a record of 11-10-7. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 140 goals and given up 158 goals for a point differential of -18. The Panthers have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-30 and an over/under record of 24-24-7. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 28-23-4 including 15-9-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 141 goals and surrendered 141 for a goal differential of 0. The Kings have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-27 while their over/under record sits at 17-26-13.
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Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 20 goals this season with 155 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Jaromir Jagr has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 116 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 15 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 1,116 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,020 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jeff Carter has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Kings. He has 29 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Anze Kopitar has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 6 goals on 101 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 26 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,163 shots against him and has given up 96 goals. He has made 1,067 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Panthers have 60 total points this season. They have scored 140 goals while giving up 158 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 15%. The Panthers have allowed 174 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.02% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have a total of 60 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 158 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 172 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 138 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.16%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 51.8% as they've attempted 3,138 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,922 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.4% as they have 2,408 attempts while they've given up 2,281 shots on the defensive end. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. They have 1,643 face off wins compared to 1,763 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.2%. On defense Florida has 1,158 hits and they've blocked 641 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 3,302 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,753 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 2,429 shots while they've given up 2,011 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 55.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.4% as they've compiled 1,658 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,632 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 742 shot attempts and they have 1,633 hits as a unit.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 22-30 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 24-24-7 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-27 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-26-13 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
02/16/17 GO Roberto Luongo Cramps is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Anaheim
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
02/07/17 C Jordan Nolan Leg out indefinitely
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -155
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