Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 4/11/2018
Friday, April 13, 2018
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The Los Angeles Kings head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Vegas leads the series 1-0. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +115 and the Golden Knights at -150.
Los Angeles has a record of 45-29-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 22-14-5-1. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 239 goals and surrendered 203 goals for a point differential of +36. For the year they have an ATS mark of 45-38-0 and an over/under record of 37-43-0. Vegas has a record of 51-24-7 including 29-10-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 272 goals and have given up 228 for a goal differential of +44. Their record against the spread is 52-31-0 while their over/under mark is 42-39-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 45-38-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 37-43-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 52-31-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 42-39-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
04/07/18 D Derek Forbort Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/29/18 D Jake Muzzin Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
04/12/18 LW David Perron Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Los Angeles
04/12/18 LW William Carrier Head is questionable Sunday vs Los Angeles
04/05/18 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion is out indefinitely
03/02/18 D Luca Sbisa Hand is out indefinitely
Anze Kopitar has scored 92 total points this year for the Kings. He has 35 goals this season with 200 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 57 assists on the year and averages 22.1 minutes played per contest. Dustin Brown averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 28 goals on 222 attempts. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 61 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 33 wins and 28 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 1,867 shots against him and he's surrendered 147 goals. He's made 1,720 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jon Marchessault has 75 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 27 goals this year with 268 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 48 assists on the year and averages 17.5 minutes played per contest. William Karlsson averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 43 goals on 184 attempts. He has 35 assists, giving him a total of 78 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 29 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 1,376 shots against him and he's given up 100 goals. He's made 1,276 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 98 total points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They've scored 239 goals while giving up 203 scores, which has them ranked 17th and 31st respectively. They have had 240 power play chances and scored 49 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the league. The Kings have given up 260 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. 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%, which is 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 5th in the league with a total of 109 points this season. They have 53 power play goals on 248 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the NHL. They've given up 237 power play opportunities and surrendered 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 10th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 5th with a total of 272 goals scored while they've given up 228 goals this season, ranking 24th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.13%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th overall in the NHL.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've tried 4,740 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,792 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 16th in Corsi percentage. They are 16th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.7% as they have 3,556 shots while they've given up 3,594 attempts on defense. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the year. That puts them 13th and 17th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,428 face-off wins as opposed to 2,455 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 13th overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 2,115 hits and they've blocked 1,198 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Golden Knights are 10th 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 2,439 face-off wins compared to 2,548 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.9%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,767 hits and they have blocked 1,179 shots from the opposition, which is 21st in the league. Vegas is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've attempted 4,991 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,690 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.5% ranks 8th as they have 3,733 attempts while they have given up 3,511 shots on the defensive end.
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