Anaheim Ducks at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Get todays NHL hockey odds on this game.
The Anaheim Ducks head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Ducks at +113 and the Kings at -125.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Anaheim has a record of 19-15-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 9-7-6-5. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 117 goals and surrendered 120 goals for a point differential of -3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 19-24-0 and an over/under record of 14-28-0. Los Angeles has a record of 24-13-5 including 11-6-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 126 goals and have given up 99 for a goal differential of +27. Their record against the spread is 24-18-0 while their over/under mark is 18-21-0.
Valuable Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 19-24-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 14-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 24-18-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 18-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
12/01/17 LW Michael Liambas Upper Body IR (11/30)
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR (10/14)
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
01/07/18 D Jake Muzzin Undisclosed IR (01/04)
Brandon Montour has scored 19 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 6 goals this season with 87 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 13 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Rickard Rakell averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 15 goals on 111 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 31 points on the year. John Gibson has 13 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Ducks. He has 1,077 shots against him and he's surrendered 83 goals. He's made 994 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar has 44 total points this season for the Kings. He has 17 goals this year with 99 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 21.9 minutes played per contest. Dustin Brown averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 103 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 19 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,037 shots against him and he's given up 77 goals. He's made 960 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have 47 total points this year, which is 19th in the NHL. They've scored 117 goals while giving up 120 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 22nd respectively. They have had 118 power play chances and scored 20 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the league. The Ducks have given up 160 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 5th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.23% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 9th in the league with a total of 53 points this season. They have 22 power play goals on 125 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the NHL. They've given up 144 power play opportunities and surrendered 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%, ranking 1st overall. As a team, the Kings are 16th with a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 99 goals this season, ranking 31st in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.72%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 93%, putting them 1st overall in the NHL.
Anaheim has a Corsi percentage of 46.1% as they've tried 2,352 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,745 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 30th in Corsi percentage. They are 31st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 46.2% as they have 1,783 shots while they've given up 2,077 attempts on defense. The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 46% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54% for the year. That puts them 31st and 1st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,343 face-off wins as opposed to 1,307 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 8th overall in the NHL. On defense Anaheim has 997 hits and they've blocked 668 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 8th in the league.
The Kings are 13th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 1,269 face-off wins compared to 1,283 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 1,048 hits and they have blocked 589 shots from the opposition, which is 24th in the league. Los Angeles is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 2,411 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,470 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49% ranks 18th as they have 1,809 attempts while they have given up 1,881 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Kings NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim +113 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Guy's Pick: Take Anaheim +113
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.