Colorado Avalanche at Los Angeles Kings NHL Parlay 4/2/2018
Monday, April 2, 2018
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The Colorado Avalanche head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Monday, April 2, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +184 and the Kings at -205.
Colorado has a record of 42-28-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 15-17-6-1. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've tallied 246 goals and surrendered 224 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 42-36-0 and an over/under record of 39-32-0. Los Angeles has a record of 43-28-8, including 21-14-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 229 goals and have given up 194 for a goal differential of +35. Their record against the spread is 43-36-0 while their over/under mark is 35-41-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 42-36-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 39-32-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 43-36-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 35-41-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
03/31/18 D Erik Johnson Leg is out indefinitely
03/31/18 GO Semyon Varlamov Lower Body is out for season
01/30/18 D Mark Barberio Lower Body IR (01/24)
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
04/01/18 C Alex Iafallo Upper Body is "?" Monday vs Colorado
03/29/18 D Jake Muzzin Upper Body is out indefinitely
Player SpotlightJonathan Bernier has 18 wins and 11 losses this season in goal for the Avalanche. He has 956 shots against him and he's surrendered 83 goals. He's made 873 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Mikko Rantanen has scored 82 total points this year for the Avalanche. He has 28 goals this season with 170 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 54 assists on the year and averages 18.9 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 38 goals on 268 attempts. He has 55 assists, giving him a total of 93 points on the year.
Anze Kopitar has 90 total points this season for the Kings. He has 35 goals this year with 194 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 55 assists on the year and averages 22.1 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Quick has 31 wins and 27 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,794 shots against him and he's given up 138 goals. He's made 1,656 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Dustin Brown averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 23 goals on 209 attempts. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 56 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Avalanche have given up 261 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this season. That is 3rd in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.65% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Avalanche are 14th overall with 92 total points this year. They are 9th in the league with 246 goals and 19th in goals allowed with 224. They've had 285 power play chances and scored 61 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Kings are 17th with a total of 229 goals scored while they are 31st with 194 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.33%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 3rd in the league. The Kings have a total of 94 points this season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have had 48 power play goals on 229 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 14th overall. They've given up 255 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking 1st when short-handed.
Colorado is 27th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.9%, as they've attempted 4,246 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,810 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.8% as they have 3,152 attempts while they have given up 3,585 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 28th in the league. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. That is 7th overall in the NHL. They have 2,007 face-off wins compared to 2,551 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44%. That ranks them 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 1,541 hits and they have blocked 1,225 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
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 18th in the NHL. They have 2,336 face-off wins compared to 2,368 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 2,033 hits and they have blocked 1,161 shots from the opposition, which is 15th in the league. Los Angeles is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.5% as they've attempted 4,565 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,654 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.5% ranks 16th as they have 3,426 attempts while they have given up 3,493 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -205 and under 5.5 total goals
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