Los Angeles Kings at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +113 and the Hurricanes at -125.
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Los Angeles has a record of 30-20-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 16-11-2-0. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 159 goals and given up 133 goals for a point differential of +26. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-25-0 and an over/under record of 24-28-0. Carolina is 26-21-9 including 14-9-5-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 151 goals and surrendered 166 for a goal differential of -15. Their record against the spread is 26-30-0 while their over/under record is 23-31-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 30-25-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 24-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 26-30-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 23-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
02/12/18 RW Dustin Brown Suspension is OUT Tuesday vs Carolina
02/12/18 C Trevor Lewis Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Carolina
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Kings. He has 22 goals this year with 128 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Dustin Brown averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 16 goals on 140 shots. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 21 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,248 shots against him and he's given up 99 goals. He's made 1,149 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jeff Skinner has scored 33 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 16 goals this season with 195 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 16.9 minutes played per game. Teuvo Teravainen averages 16.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 13 goals on 123 shots. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the season. Cam Ward has 16 wins and 7 losses this year in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 789 shots against him and he's surrendered 69 goals. He's made 720 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 65 total points this season, which ranks them 15th in the NHL. They are 20th in the league in goals scored with 159 while they've given up 133 goals, ranking them 30th overall. They have had 158 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 19th in the NHL. The Kings have allowed 188 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, putting them 2nd in the league when short-handed. 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%. That puts them 2nd in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 19th in the NHL with a total of 61 points this year. They have 33 power play goals on 176 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks them 20th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 136 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. That is 17th in the NHL. As a team, the Hurricanes are 23rd in the league with 151 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals, which is 12th overall. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.92%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 26th in the NHL.
Los Angeles is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.9%, as they've attempted 3,202 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,218 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.4% as they have 2,377 attempts while they have given up 2,433 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time, which is 13th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 1,632 face-off wins compared to 1,683 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 1,366 hits and they have blocked 785 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.5% for the year. That ranks them 1st and 30th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,735 face-off wins as opposed to 1,529 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,096 hits and they've blocked 729 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 29th in blocked shots. Carolina is ranked 1st in Corsi percentage with 54.5% as they've tried 3,638 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,037 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 1st in the NHL at 53.9%, as they have 2,695 shots while they've given up 2,308 attempts on defense.
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