Arizona Coyotes at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at -109 and the Kings at -120.
Arizona has a record of 12-11-2 this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 66 goals and surrendered 66 goals for a point differential of 0. For the year they have an ATS mark of 12-13-0 and an over/under record of 11-13-0. Los Angeles has a record of 10-16-1 this season. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have scored 58 goals and given up 82 for a goal differential of -24. Their record against the spread is 9-17-0 while their over/under mark is 11-14-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 12-13-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 11-13-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 9-17-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 11-14-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/03/18 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body is questionable Tuesday vs Los Angeles
12/03/18 RW Michael Grabner Eye is out indefinitely
11/27/18 GO Darcy Kuemper Lower Body IR (11/27)
11/17/18 D Jason Demers Lower Body is out for season
10/04/18 RW Conor Garland Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/04/18 C Dave Bolland Back is out indefinitely
10/04/18 C Laurent Dauphin Knee is out indefinitely
10/04/18 RW Marian Hossa Illness is out indefinitely
10/04/18 RW Nicholas Merkley Knee is out indefinitely
10/03/18 C Christian Dvorak Lower Body IR (10/03)
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/03/18 C Adrian Kempe Upper Body is questionable Tuesday vs Arizona
12/02/18 LW Ilya Kovalchuk Ankle is out indefinitely
11/26/18 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body is out indefinitely
11/17/18 C Trevor Lewis Foot is out indefinitely
11/12/18 GO Jack Campbell Knee is out 4-6 weeks
10/03/18 RW Jonny Brodzinski Shoulder IR (10/03)
Clayton Keller has scored 18 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 8 goals this season with 59 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Oliver Ekman-Larsson averages 23.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 3% by tallying 2 goals on 59 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year. Adin Hill has 61 shots against him and he's surrendered 1 goals. He's made 60 stops for a save percentage of 98%.
Jeff Carter has 14 total points this season for the Kings. He has 5 goals this year with 77 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. Ilya Kovalchuk averages 17 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 54 attempts. He has 9 assists, giving him a total of 14 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 178 shots against him and he's given up 20 goals. He's made 158 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 26 total points this year, which is 23rd in the NHL. They've scored 66 goals while giving up 66 scores, which has them ranked 30th and 30th respectively. They have had 84 power play chances and scored 13 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 25th in the league. The Coyotes have given up 78 power play opportunities and surrendered 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.42% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 31st in the league with a total of 21 points this season. They have 12 power play goals on 83 chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 30th in the NHL. They've given up 80 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 28th overall. As a team, the Kings are 31st with a total of 58 goals scored while they've given up 82 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 28 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.70%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 15th overall in the NHL.
Arizona is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.8%, as they've attempted 1,480 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,436 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.7% as they have 1,101 attempts while they have given up 1,070 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 16th in the league. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time, which is 15th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 749 face-off wins compared to 765 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Arizona has 528 hits and they have blocked 366 shots from the opposition, putting them 20th overall.
The Kings are 27th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 863 face-off wins compared to 778 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 608 hits and they have blocked 376 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Los Angeles is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.9% as they've attempted 1,502 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,568 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48% ranks 23rd as they have 1,101 attempts while they have given up 1,192 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Coyotes/Kings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -120
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -120
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