Sunday, April 9, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, April 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +140 and the Ducks at -155.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 38-35-7 and on the road they have a record of 16-19-5. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 195 goals and given up 199 goals for a point differential of -4. The Kings have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-42 and an over/under record of 23-36-21. Anaheim shows up with a record of 45-23-13 including 28-8-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 219 goals and surrendered 197 for a goal differential of +22. The Ducks have a record of 8-0-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 42-36 while their over/under record sits at 27-36-18.
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Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 36-42 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-36-21 against the over/under
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 42-36 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-36-18 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
04/07/17 D Cam Fowler Knee out indefinitely
04/07/17 LW Nick Ritchie Suspension expected to miss next 2 games
04/06/17 D Hampus Lindholm Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Los Angeles
04/06/17 D Sami Vatanen Upper Body "?" Sunday vs Los Angeles
04/05/17 D Korbinian Holzer Personal out indefinitely
04/02/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out indefinitely
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Kings. He has 12 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20.8 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 246 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 30 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,414 shots against him and has given up 120 goals. He has made 1,294 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Kesler has accumulated 58 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 22 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 21.4 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 138 shots. He has 55 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. John Gibson has 25 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,437 shots against him and has given up 109 goals. He has made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 83 total points this season. They have scored 195 goals while giving up 199 goals. They have had 235 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Kings have allowed 237 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.77% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have a total of 103 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 246 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 277 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 219 goals scored while they've given up 197 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.12%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 4,900 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,024 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.8% as they have 3,612 attempts while they've given up 2,974 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 56.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.9% for the season. They have 2,449 face off wins compared to 2,377 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Los Angeles has 2,273 hits and they've blocked 1,050 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,519 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,607 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 3,412 shots while they've given up 3,474 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 48% and their defensive zone percentage is 52% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.7% as they've compiled 2,656 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,198 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 1,133 shot attempts and they have 2,125 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -155 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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