Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 2/27/2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +122 and the Golden Knights at -135.
Los Angeles has a record of 33-24-5 this year and away from home they have a record of 19-13-2-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 177 goals and surrendered 155 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 33-29-0 and an over/under record of 28-31-0. Vegas has a record of 41-16-4 including 24-5-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 215 goals and have given up 166 for a goal differential of +49. Their record against the spread is 41-20-0 while their over/under mark is 35-24-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 33-29-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 28-31-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 41-20-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 35-24-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
02/24/18 C Trevor Lewis Upper Body is "?" Saturday vs Edmonton
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
02/25/18 RW Ryan Reaves Acquired is upgraded to probable Monday vs Los Angeles
02/24/18 LW James Neal Illness is upgraded to probable Monday vs Los Angeles
02/21/18 D Shea Theodore Illness IR (02/18)
02/17/18 LW Pierre-Edouard Bellemare Wrist IR (02/17)
02/10/18 GO Malcolm Subban Upper Body IR (02/10)
02/10/18 LW William Carrier Upper Body IR (02/07)
Anze Kopitar has scored 65 total points this year for the Kings. He has 25 goals this season with 149 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 40 assists on the year and averages 22 minutes played per contest. Dustin Brown averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 18 goals on 156 attempts. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 23 wins and 23 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 1,420 shots against him and he's surrendered 112 goals. He's made 1,308 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
James Neal has 39 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 24 goals this year with 164 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 17.3 minutes played per contest. David Perron averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 15 goals on 98 attempts. He has 42 assists, giving him a total of 57 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 21 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 910 shots against him and he's given up 64 goals. He's made 846 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 71 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 177 goals while giving up 155 scores, which has them ranked 19th and 29th respectively. They have had 178 power play chances and scored 35 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the league. The Kings have given up 208 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 3rd when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.26% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 2nd in the league with a total of 86 points this season. They have 41 power play goals on 188 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 5th in the NHL. They've given up 170 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 16th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 2nd with a total of 215 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals this season, ranking 25th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.75%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 15th overall in the NHL.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've tried 3,594 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,646 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 16th in Corsi percentage. They are 20th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.4% as they have 2,671 shots while they've given up 2,740 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 14th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,835 face-off wins as opposed to 1,898 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That is 21st overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 1,565 hits and they've blocked 906 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Golden Knights are 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season, which is 28th in the NHL. They have 1,845 face-off wins compared to 1,916 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,169 hits and they have blocked 907 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Vegas is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.9% as they've attempted 3,738 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,464 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.1% ranks 10th as they have 2,777 attempts while they have given up 2,557 shots on the defensive end.
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