Monday, March 20, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, March 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +122 and the Oilers at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 34-29-7 and on the road they have a record of 14-16-5. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 173 goals and given up 174 goals for a point differential of -1. The Kings have an overall record of 5-2-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 32-36 and an over/under record of 20-31-19. Edmonton shows up with a record of 38-24-9 including 19-12-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 207 goals and surrendered 186 for a goal differential of +21. The Oilers have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-33 while their over/under record sits at 27-39-5.
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Anze Kopitar has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Kings. He has 9 goals this season with 131 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 20.8 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 31 goals on 218 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 16 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 953 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 868 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 25 goals this season with 210 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 55 assists on the season and averages 21.3 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 24 goals on 150 shots. He has 39 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 36 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,884 shots against him and has given up 149 goals. He has made 1,735 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 75 total points this season. They have scored 173 goals while giving up 174 goals. They have had 203 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Kings have allowed 208 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.85% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Oilers have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 206 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 207 goals scored while they've given up 186 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.88%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 4,284 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,519 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.7% as they have 3,162 attempts while they've given up 2,614 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 56.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.5% for the season. They have 2,128 face off wins compared to 2,105 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense has 2,059 hits and they've blocked 905 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,062 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,982 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.1% as they have 3,035 shots while they've given up 2,905 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.2% as they've compiled 2,003 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,239 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,077 shot attempts and they have 1,789 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 32-36 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 20-31-19 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 34-33 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 27-39-5 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
03/14/17 C Nick Shore Upper Body out indefinitely
03/11/17 C Jordan Nolan Lower Body out indefinitely
02/23/17 D Paul La Due Upper Body out indefinitely
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton -135
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