Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -175 and the Avalanche at +158. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 28-26-4 and on the road they have a record of 13-16-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 143 goals and given up 145 goals for a point differential of -2. The Kings have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-30 and an over/under record of 17-27-14. Colorado shows up with a record of 16-38-3 including 7-19-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 113 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of -77. The Avalanche have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-41 while their over/under record sits at 22-25-10.
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Jeff Carter has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Kings. He has 29 goals this season with 186 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Anze Kopitar has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 6 goals on 109 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 26 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,238 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,134 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 185 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 16 goals on 122 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 10 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 954 shots against him and has given up 88 goals. He has made 866 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Kings have 60 total points this season. They have scored 143 goals while giving up 145 goals. They have had 166 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Kings have allowed 179 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.97% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Avalanche have a total of 35 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 175 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 207 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 113 goals scored while they've given up 190 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.99%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.6% as they've attempted 3,494 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,903 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.8% as they have 2,575 attempts while they've given up 2,124 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 55.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.2% for the season. They have 1,743 face off wins compared to 1,705 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,707 hits and they've blocked 779 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 2,955 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,250 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.2% as they have 2,223 shots while they've given up 2,485 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 1,882 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,631 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 765 shot attempts and they have 1,254 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-30 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-27-14 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-41 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 22-25-10 against the over/under
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
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula out indefinitely
02/16/17 RW Rene Bourque Concussion out indefinitely
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado +158
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