Los Angeles Kings at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -115 and the Ducks at +104.
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Los Angeles has a record of 10-2-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 5-2-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 48 goals and given up 31 goals for a point differential of +17. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-4-0 and an over/under record of 7-6-0. Anaheim is 6-6-2 including 3-4-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 40 goals and surrendered 43 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 6-8-0 while their over/under record is 6-8-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 10-4-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 7-6-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-8-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 6-8-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
10/12/17 LW Kyle Clifford Upper Body IR (10/11)
10/06/17 RW Marian Gaborik Knee IR (10/03)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/31/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Facial IR (10/29)
10/27/17 D Cam Fowler Lower Body IR (10/20)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip IR (10/03)
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Kings. He has 7 goals this year with 37 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 22.2 minutes played per game. Dustin Brown averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 6 goals on 45 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 8 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 363 shots against him and he's given up 22 goals. He's made 341 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Corey Perry has scored 8 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 3 goals this season with 29 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 18.2 minutes played per game. Andrew Cogliano averages 16.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 33 shots. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the season. John Gibson has 5 wins and 5 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 376 shots against him and he's surrendered 32 goals. He's made 344 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 22 total points this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NHL. They are 9th in the league in goals scored with 48 while they've given up 31 goals, ranking them 29th overall. They have had 46 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the NHL. The Kings have allowed 49 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%, putting them 1st in the league when short-handed. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.11% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%. That puts them 1st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks are 22nd in the NHL with a total of 14 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 42 opportunities for a percentage of 12%. That ranks them 30th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 60 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. That is 5th in the NHL. As a team, the Ducks are 21st in the league with 40 goals scored while they've given up 43 goals, which is 12th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.43%. As a team they give up 35 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Los Angeles is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.2%, as they've attempted 847 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 840 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.4% as they have 645 attempts while they have given up 635 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 52.5% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.5% for the season. That is 20th overall in the NHL. They have 457 face-off wins compared to 445 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 15th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 336 hits and they have blocked 205 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 11th respectively in the NHL. They have 449 face-off wins as opposed to 415 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 343 hits and they've blocked 220 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 6th in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 25th in Corsi percentage with 46.8% as they've tried 797 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 905 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 46.8%, as they have 603 shots while they've given up 685 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim +104
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim +104
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