Los Angeles Kings at Colorado Avalanche NHL Parlay 12/31/2018
Monday, December 31, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Monday, December 31, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +165 and the Avalanche at -200.
Los Angeles has a record of 15-21-3 this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 89 goals and surrendered 117 goals for a point differential of -28. For the year they have an ATS mark of 15-24-0 and an over/under record of 16-22-0. Colorado has a record of 19-13-7 this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 132 goals and given up 120 for a goal differential of +12. Their record against the spread is 19-20-0 while their over/under mark is 20-19-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 15-24-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 16-22-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 19-20-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 20-19-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
12/22/18 D Alec Martinez Undisclosed IR (12/22)
12/15/18 D Dion Phaneuf Upper Body 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)
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/29/18 D Nikita Zadorov Lower Body is questionable Monday vs Los Angeles
12/22/18 C Colin Wilson Shoulder is out indefinitely
12/11/18 C Vladislav Kamenev Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/04/18 D Conor Timmins Concussion is out indefinitely
Jonathan Quick has 5 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 477 shots against him and he's surrendered 46 goals. He's made 431 stops for a save percentage of 90%. Dustin Brown has scored 20 total points this year for the Kings. He has 10 goals this season with 84 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 21.1 minutes played per contest. Anze Kopitar averages 22.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 9 goals on 81 attempts. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year.
Nathan MacKinnon has 58 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 23 goals this year with 177 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 35 assists on the year and averages 22.1 minutes played per contest. Semyon Varlamov has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 741 shots against him and he's given up 64 goals. He's made 677 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Mikko Rantanen averages 21.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 17 goals on 100 attempts. He has 44 assists, giving him a total of 61 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have given up 113 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74% this season. That is 30th in the league. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.88% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 14th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Kings are 31st overall with 33 total points this year. They are 31st in the league with 89 goals and 15th in goals allowed with 117. They've had 108 power play chances and scored 16 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 27th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Avalanche are 6th with a total of 132 goals scored while they are 13th with 120 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.65%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 13th in the league. The Avalanche have a total of 45 points this season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have had 38 power play goals on 139 chances for a percentage of 27%. That is 4th overall. They've given up 141 power play opportunities and surrendered 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 20th when short-handed.
Los Angeles is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8%, as they've attempted 2,159 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,267 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.5% as they have 1,607 attempts while they have given up 1,707 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time, which is 24th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. That is 9th overall in the NHL. They have 1,203 face-off wins compared to 1,165 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.8%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 881 hits and they have blocked 560 shots from the opposition, putting them 11th overall.
The Avalanche are 9th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have 1,151 face-off wins compared to 1,246 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Colorado has 747 hits and they have blocked 618 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. Colorado is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've attempted 2,177 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,344 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.7% ranks 22nd as they have 1,640 attempts while they have given up 1,726 shots on the defensive end.
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