Saturday, January 21, 2017
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at -115 and the Islanders at +104. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 45 games. They have an overall record of 22-19-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-11-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 113 goals and given up 113 goals for a point differential of 0. The Kings have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-23 and an over/under record of 14-22-9. New York shows up with a record of 18-17-8 including 12-8-4 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 123 goals and surrendered 128 for a goal differential of -5. The Islanders have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-25 while their over/under record sits at 22-17-4.
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Alec Martinez has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Kings. He has 6 goals this season with 85 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. 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 23 goals on 136 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 20 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 935 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 857 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Tavares has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 18 goals this season with 131 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Josh Bailey has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 6 goals on 93 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 6 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 669 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 605 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have 48 total points this season. They have scored 113 goals while giving up 113 goals. They have had 134 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Kings have allowed 141 power play opportunities and given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.28% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Islanders have a total of 44 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 125 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 13%. They have allowed 133 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 123 goals scored while they've given up 128 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.52%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 54.2% as they've attempted 2,691 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,273 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.2% as they have 1,967 attempts while they've given up 1,663 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.5% for the season. They have 1,364 face off wins compared to 1,344 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,360 hits and they've blocked 610 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,370 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,795 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 1,767 shots while they've given up 1,998 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 49.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 1,239 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,288 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 797 shot attempts and they have 1,081 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 21-23 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 14-22-9 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 17-25 straight up
The New York Islanders are 22-17-4 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
New York Islanders Injuries
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
01/19/17 RW Cal Clutterbuck Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Los Angeles
01/19/17 D Johnny Boychuk Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Los Angeles
01/18/17 LW Andrew Ladd Upper Body out indefinitely
01/10/17 D Travis Hamonic Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New York +104
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