Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Parlay 1/2/2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Rogers Place to take on the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Los Angeles has a record of 23-11-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-6-2-0. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 115 goals and surrendered 91 goals for a point differential of +24. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-16-0 and an over/under record of 16-20-0. Edmonton has a record of 17-18-3, including 8-10-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 114 goals and have given up 121 for a goal differential of -7. Their record against the spread is 17-21-0 while their over/under mark is 19-18-0.
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Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-16-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 16-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 17-21-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 19-18-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/26/17 LW Kyle Clifford Undisclosed IR (12/16)
12/19/17 D Christian Folin Upper Body IR (12/18)
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Player SpotlightJonathan Quick has 18 wins and 11 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 944 shots against him and he's surrendered 69 goals. He's made 875 stops for a save percentage of 93%. Anze Kopitar has scored 40 total points this year for the Kings. He has 17 goals this season with 93 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 23 assists on the year and averages 21.9 minutes played per contest. Dustin Brown averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 13 goals on 96 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Connor McDavid has 45 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 14 goals this year with 107 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 31 assists on the year and averages 21.3 minutes played per contest. Cam Talbot has 14 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has 822 shots against him and he's given up 77 goals. He's made 745 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 95 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Kings have given up 132 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87% this season. That is 1st in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.56% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 93%, ranking them 1st in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Kings are 3rd overall with 51 total points this year. They are 13th in the league with 115 goals and 30th in goals allowed with 91. They've had 113 power play chances and scored 18 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 23rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Oilers are 15th with a total of 114 goals scored while they are 8th with 121 goals surrendered this season. They average 35 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.66%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th in the league. The Oilers have a total of 37 points this season, which is 25th in the NHL. They have had 18 power play goals on 104 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 21st overall. They've given up 121 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking 31st when short-handed.
Los Angeles is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 2,250 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,282 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.2% as they have 1,684 attempts while they have given up 1,736 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 18th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. That is 18th overall in the NHL. They have 1,180 face-off wins compared to 1,187 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 981 hits and they have blocked 546 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Oilers start possessions in the offensive zone 54.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.6% for the year. That ranks them 4th and 26th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,164 face-off wins as opposed to 1,189 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 1,031 hits and they've blocked 588 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 7th in blocked shots. Edmonton is ranked 3rd in Corsi percentage with 53.2% as they've tried 2,457 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,163 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 2nd in the NHL at 53.8%, as they have 1,831 shots while they've given up 1,575 attempts on defense.
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