Los Angeles Kings at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 2/20/2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Bell MTS Place to play the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Kings at +153 and the Jets at -170.
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Los Angeles has a record of 31-22-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 17-13-2-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 167 goals and given up 145 goals for a point differential of +22. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-27-0 and an over/under record of 26-29-0. Winnipeg has a record of 35-15-9 including 23-5-2-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 157 for a goal differential of +39. Their record against the spread is 35-24-0 while their over/under record is 30-27-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 31-27-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 26-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 35-24-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 30-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/19/17 C Jeff Carter Ankle IR (10/18)
02/12/18 C Trevor Lewis Upper Body IR (02/09)
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
02/09/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion IR (02/09)
02/09/18 LW Brandon Tanev Upper Body IR (02/03)
02/05/18 C Adam Lowry Upper Body IR (02/01)
01/29/18 D Jacob Trouba Ankle IR (01/25)
01/22/18 LW Shawn Matthias Upper Body IR (01/12)
01/19/18 GO Steve Mason Concussion IR (01/11)
Jonathan Quick has 22 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 1,341 shots against him and he's given up 107 goals. He's made 1,234 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Anze Kopitar has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Kings. He has 25 goals this year with 139 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 21.9 minutes played per game. Dustin Brown averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 16 goals on 146 shots. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 40 points on the season.
Nikolaj Ehlers has scored 42 total points this year for the Jets. He has 23 goals this season with 169 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 16.3 minutes played per game. Connor Hellebuyck has 31 wins and 8 losses this year in goal for the Jets. He has 1,459 shots against him and he's surrendered 112 goals. He's made 1,347 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 23 goals on 169 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have allowed 199 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this year. That is 3rd in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.29% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is ranked 1st in the league. The Kings has 67 total points this season, ranking 17th in the NHL in offense. They are 21st in the league with 167 goals while they've given up 145 goals, which is 30th overall. They have had 165 power play opportunities and scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 18th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Jets are 5th with 196 goals scored while they are 27th in the NHL with 157 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.39%. They give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 7th place in the league. The Jets have a total of 79 points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 49 power play goals on 205 opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That ranks their power play unit 3rd. They've allowed 202 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, which is 7th overall.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've tried 3,374 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,413 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 16th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.3% as they have 2,509 shots while they've given up 2,581 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 13th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,713 face-off wins as opposed to 1,768 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.2%. That is 21st overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 1,465 hits and they've blocked 832 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 21st in the league.
The Jets start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the year. That ranks them 20th and 18th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,919 face-off wins as opposed to 1,729 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 5th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,284 hits and they've blocked 906 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 11th in blocked shots. Winnipeg is ranked 18th in Corsi percentage with 49.8% as they've tried 3,444 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,466 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 17th in the NHL at 50.4%, as they have 2,605 shots while they've given up 2,560 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Jets NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg -170
Tony's Pick: Take Winnipeg -170
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