Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +127 and the Sharks at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 18-15-4 and on the road they have a record of 7-11-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 92 goals and given up 91 goals for a point differential of +1. The Kings have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-19 and an over/under record of 11-19-7. San Jose shows up with a record of 23-13-1 including 13-4-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 94 goals and surrendered 80 for a goal differential of +14. The Sharks have a record of 8-2-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-14 while their over/under record sits at 6-19-12.
Jeff Carter has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Kings. He has 20 goals this season with 118 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Alec Martinez has averaged 23 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 6 goals on 75 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Peter Budaj has 16 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 756 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 695 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Brent Burns has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 15 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Joe Pavelski has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 12 goals on 124 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 34 points on the season. Martin Jones has 19 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 815 shots against him and has given up 66 goals. He has made 749 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Kings have 40 total points this season. They have scored 92 goals while giving up 91 goals. They have had 109 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Kings have allowed 119 power play opportunities and given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.24% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 47 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 122 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 99 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Kings have a total of 94 goals scored while they've given up 80 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.33%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 53.8% as they've attempted 2,188 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,878 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54% as they have 1,602 attempts while they've given up 1,364 shots on the defensive end. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.8% for the season. They have 1,108 face off wins compared to 1,098 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.2%. On defense Los Angeles has 1,127 hits and they've blocked 514 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 2,187 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,024 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.7% as they have 1,605 shots while they've given up 1,438 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,045 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,141 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 586 shot attempts and they have 742 hits as a unit.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-19 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-19-7 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 21-14 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 6-19-12 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
San Jose Sharks Injuries
12/31/16 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Facial "?" Tuesday vs LA
11/21/16 C Tomas Hertl Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose -140
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