Monday, January 23, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Monday, January 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +114 and the Rangers at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 46 games. They have an overall record of 22-20-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-12-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 115 goals and given up 117 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 21-24 and an over/under record of 15-22-9. New York shows up with a record of 29-16-1 including 13-9-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 163 goals and surrendered 125 for a goal differential of +38. The Rangers have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-17 while their over/under record sits at 26-15-5.
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Alec Martinez has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Kings. He has 6 goals this season with 87 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 24 goals on 140 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 20 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 970 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 889 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 15 goals this season with 83 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Kevin Hayes has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 85 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 889 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 802 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have 48 total points this season. They have scored 115 goals while giving up 117 goals. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Kings have allowed 146 power play opportunities and given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.21% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Rangers have a total of 59 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 140 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 127 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 163 goals scored while they've given up 125 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.85%. 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% as they've attempted 2,751 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,339 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.1% as they have 2,017 attempts while they've given up 1,713 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.4% for the season. They have 1,407 face off wins compared to 1,377 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.5%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,385 hits and they've blocked 626 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,532 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,596 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 1,920 shots while they've given up 1,857 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,282 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,405 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 739 shot attempts and they have 976 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 21-24 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 15-22-9 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 27-17 straight up
The New York Rangers are 26-15-5 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 Rangers Injuries
01/18/17 LW Matt Puempel Concussion out indefinitely
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
01/16/17 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body out indefinitely
01/12/17 D Marc Staal Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York -126
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