Toronto Maple Leafs at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 11/2/2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Get todays NHL hockey odds on this game.
The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at +137 and the Kings at -152.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Toronto has a record of 7-5-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-2-0. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 47 goals and given up 43 goals for a point differential of +4. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-5-0 and an over/under record of 8-3-0. Los Angeles is 9-2-1 including 4-0-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 40 goals and surrendered 24 for a goal differential of +16. Their record against the spread is 9-3-0 while their over/under record is 5-6-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 7-5-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 8-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 9-3-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/30/17 D Oscar Fantenberg Back is "?" Thursday vs. Toronto
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
10/12/17 LW Kyle Clifford Upper Body IR (10/11)
10/06/17 RW Marian Gaborik Knee IR (10/03)
Auston Matthews has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 9 goals this year with 37 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. James van Riemsdyk averages 14.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 5 goals on 36 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 366 shots against him and he's given up 38 goals. He's made 328 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Anze Kopitar has scored 14 total points this year for the Kings. He has 7 goals this season with 31 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 21.9 minutes played per game. Dustin Brown averages 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 6 goals on 42 shots. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 7 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Kings. He has 327 shots against him and he's surrendered 19 goals. He's made 308 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 14 total points this season, which ranks them 11th in the NHL. They are 2nd in the league in goals scored with 47 while they've given up 43 goals, ranking them 7th overall. They have had 42 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. That is 6th in the NHL. The Maple Leafs have allowed 40 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, putting them 13th in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.05% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 26th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 3rd in the NHL with a total of 19 points this year. They have 6 power play goals on 38 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That ranks them 22nd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 43 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%. That is 1st in the NHL. As a team, the Kings are 9th in the league with 40 goals scored while they've given up 24 goals, which is 31st overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.80%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 94%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 51.5% as they've tried 743 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 700 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 7th in Corsi percentage. They are 13th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.5% as they have 548 shots while they've given up 538 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 49% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51% for the year. That puts them 24th and 8th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 420 face-off wins as opposed to 368 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That is 4th overall in the NHL. On defense Toronto has 275 hits and they've blocked 162 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the year. That ranks them 8th and 23rd respectively in the NHL. They have 391 face-off wins as opposed to 376 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 302 hits and they've blocked 174 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 12th in blocked shots. Los Angeles is ranked 8th in Corsi percentage with 50.6% as they've tried 741 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 722 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 14th in the NHL at 50.2%, as they have 552 shots while they've given up 548 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Maple Leafs/Kings NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -152 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -152
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.