Los Angeles Kings at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +180 and the Flames at +128.
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Los Angeles has a record of 25-17-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 13-8-2-0. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 135 goals and given up 114 goals for a point differential of +21. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-22-0 and an over/under record of 20-24-0. Calgary has a record of 25-16-6 including 12-11-2-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 133 goals and surrendered 129 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 25-22-0 while their over/under record is 20-26-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 25-22-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 20-24-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-22-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 20-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/29/17 RW Michael Frolik Jaw IR (12/28)
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body IR (11/24)
01/10/18 RW Jaromir Jagr Groin IR (12/30)
Jonathan Quick has 20 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,143 shots against him and he's given up 87 goals. He's made 1,056 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Dustin Brown has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Kings. He has 15 goals this year with 115 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. Anze Kopitar averages 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 106 shots. He has 30 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the season.
Johnny Gaudreau has scored 55 total points this year for the Flames. He has 15 goals this season with 136 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 40 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Mike Smith has 20 wins and 13 losses this year in goal for the Flames. He has 1,264 shots against him and he's surrendered 94 goals. He's made 1,170 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Sean Monahan averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 21 goals on 114 shots. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have allowed 158 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87% this year. That is 1st in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.38% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 1st in the league. The Kings has 55 total points this season, ranking 16th in the NHL in offense. They are 18th in the league with 135 goals while they've given up 114 goals, which is 30th overall. They have had 134 power play opportunities and scored 25 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flames are 20th with 133 goals scored while they are 22nd in the NHL with 129 goals allowed this year. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.70%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 6th place in the league. The Flames have a total of 56 points this year, which is 13th in the NHL. They have 29 power play goals on 159 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks their power play unit 21st. They've allowed 154 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, which is 17th overall.
Los Angeles is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.7%, as they've attempted 2,717 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,745 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.2% as they have 2,027 attempts while they have given up 2,094 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 18th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time, which is 13th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. That is 16th overall in the NHL. They have 1,394 face-off wins compared to 1,416 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 1,202 hits and they have blocked 651 shots from the opposition, putting them 23rd overall.
The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the year. That ranks them 12th and 15th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,435 face-off wins as opposed to 1,459 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Calgary has 824 hits and they've blocked 646 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 25th in blocked shots. Calgary is ranked 4th in Corsi percentage with 51.8% as they've tried 2,967 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,766 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 11th in the NHL at 50.8%, as they have 2,190 shots while they've given up 2,120 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Flames NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Calgary +128
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary +128
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