Los Angeles Kings at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 10/23/2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday, October 23, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +140 and the Maple Leafs at -155.
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Los Angeles has a record of 6-0-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 2-0-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 27 goals and surrendered 14 goals for a point differential of +13. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-1-0 and an over/under record of 4-2-0. Toronto has a record of 6-2-0 including 3-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 37 goals and have given up 28 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 6-2-0 while their over/under mark is 7-1-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 6-1-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 6-2-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 7-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/12/17 LW Kyle Clifford Upper Body IR (10/11)
10/06/17 RW Marian Gaborik Knee IR (10/03)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dustin Brown has scored 11 total points this year for the Kings. He has 5 goals this season with 30 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Anze Kopitar averages 21.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 33% by tallying 6 goals on 18 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 5 wins and 0 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 195 shots against him and he's surrendered 12 goals. He's made 183 stops for a save percentage of 94%.
Mitch Marner has 4 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 1 goal this year with 17 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 3 assists on the year and averages 15 minutes played per contest. Auston Matthews averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 32% by scoring 7 goals on 22 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 5 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 222 shots against him and he's given up 24 goals. He's made 198 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 13 total points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They've scored 27 goals while giving up 14 scores, which has them ranked 10th and 31st respectively. They have had 27 power play chances and scored 5 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 16th in the league. The Kings have given up 27 power play opportunities and surrendered 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.20% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 94%, which is 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 6th in the league with a total of 12 points this season. They have 10 power play goals on 32 chances for a percentage of 31%. That is 3rd in the NHL. They've given up 32 power play opportunities and surrendered 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 7th overall. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 1st with a total of 37 goals scored while they've given up 28 goals this season, ranking 7th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 13.50%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 25th overall in the NHL.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 52.7% as they've tried 388 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 348 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 7th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.4% as they have 293 shots while they've given up 266 attempts on defense. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 54.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.2% for the year. That puts them 5th and 26th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 197 face-off wins as opposed to 183 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.8%. That is 11th overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 142 hits and they've blocked 82 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 25th in the league.
The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 46.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.7% for the year. That ranks them 27th and 5th respectively in the NHL. They have 259 face-off wins as opposed to 198 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56.7%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Toronto has 159 hits and they've blocked 94 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 19th in blocked shots. Toronto is ranked 9th in Corsi percentage with 52.8% as they've tried 434 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 388 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 8th in the NHL at 52.8%, as they have 329 shots while they've given up 294 attempts on defense.
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