Los Angeles Kings at Buffalo Sabres NHL Parlay 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings head to KeyBank Center to take on the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at -135 and the Sabres at +122.
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Los Angeles has a record of 30-22-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 16-13-2-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 163 goals and surrendered 143 goals for a point differential of +20. For the year they have an ATS mark of 30-27-0 and an over/under record of 25-29-0. Buffalo has a record of 17-30-11, including 8-16-4-1 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 139 goals and have given up 191 for a goal differential of -52. Their record against the spread is 17-41-0 while their over/under mark is 26-29-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 30-27-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 25-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 17-41-0 straight up this year
The Buffalo Sabres are 26-29-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
02/12/18 C Trevor Lewis Upper Body IR (02/09)
Key Buffalo Sabres Injuries
02/11/18 C Jack Eichel Ankle is out indefinitely
02/08/18 D Jake McCabe Thumb IR (02/06)
01/27/18 D Zach Bogosian Hip IR (01/09)
Jonathan Quick has 21 wins and 20 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 1,268 shots against him and he's surrendered 103 goals. He's made 1,165 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Anze Kopitar has scored 61 total points this year for the Kings. He has 23 goals this season with 130 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 21.9 minutes played per contest. Dustin Brown averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 16 goals on 140 attempts. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the year.
Ryan O'Reilly has 43 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 18 goals this year with 152 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 25 assists on the year and averages 20.4 minutes played per contest. Robin Lehner has 12 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has 1,229 shots against him and he's given up 110 goals. He's made 1,119 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Evander Kane averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 18 goals on 206 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have given up 193 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this season. That is 4th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.39% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 2nd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Kings are 17th overall with 65 total points this year. They are 18th in the league with 162 goals and 30th in goals allowed with 140. They've had 160 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 19th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Sabres are 31st with a total of 137 goals scored while they are 4th with 188 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.82%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th in the league. The Sabres have a total of 44 points this season, which is 30th in the NHL. They have had 31 power play goals on 174 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 23rd overall. They've given up 173 power play opportunities and surrendered 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 22nd when short-handed.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've tried 3,253 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,284 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 15th in Corsi percentage. They are 21st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.3% as they have 2,416 shots while they've given up 2,485 attempts on defense. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the year. That puts them 13th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,658 face-off wins as opposed to 1,712 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That is 21st overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 1,398 hits and they've blocked 799 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 22nd in the league.
The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the year. That ranks them 5th and 22nd respectively in the NHL. They have 1,764 face-off wins as opposed to 1,665 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Buffalo has 1,273 hits and they've blocked 769 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 27th in blocked shots. Buffalo is ranked 20th in Corsi percentage with 48.5% as they've tried 3,093 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,287 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 19th in the NHL at 48.5%, as they have 2,372 shots while they've given up 2,518 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -135 and over 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -135 and over 5.5 total goals
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