Thursday, January 26, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +104 and the Hurricanes at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 23-21-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-13-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 120 goals and given up 121 goals for a point differential of -1. The Kings have an overall record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-25 and an over/under record of 15-24-9. Carolina shows up with a record of 21-19-7 including 15-5-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 137 for a goal differential of -11. The Hurricanes have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-26 while their over/under record sits at 20-20-7.
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Alec Martinez has accumulated 26 total points this season for the Kings. He has 7 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 22 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 17% by scoring 24 goals on 145 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 21 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 995 shots against him and has given up 82 goals. He has made 913 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 109 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 170 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,091 shots against him and has given up 103 goals. He has made 988 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have 50 total points this season. They have scored 120 goals while giving up 121 goals. They have had 140 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Kings have allowed 153 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.20% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 137 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 117 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.79%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.3% as they've attempted 2,866 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,408 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.4% as they have 2,104 attempts while they've given up 1,765 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.3% for the season. They have 1,462 face off wins compared to 1,425 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,429 hits and they've blocked 643 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,728 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,480 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.8% as they have 1,988 shots while they've given up 1,852 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 57.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.3% as they've compiled 1,353 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,284 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 628 shot attempts and they have 842 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 22-25 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 15-24-9 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-26 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-20-7 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/27/16 C Tyler Toffoli Lower Body out indefinitely
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Groin out 5 months
01/24/17 D Matt Greene Groin "?" Thursday vs Carolina
01/24/17 C Nic Dowd Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Carolina
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/04/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Carolina -115
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