Los Angeles Kings at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 3/20/2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Bell MTS Place
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +134 and the Jets at -148.
Los Angeles has a record of 39-27-6 this year and away from home they have a record of 20-13-3-1. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 207 goals and surrendered 181 goals for a point differential of +26. For the year they have an ATS mark of 39-33-0 and an over/under record of 32-37-0. Winnipeg has a record of 43-19-10 including 26-7-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 240 goals and have given up 189 for a goal differential of +51. Their record against the spread is 43-29-0 while their over/under mark is 36-34-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 39-33-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 32-37-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 43-29-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 36-34-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
03/19/18 D Jacob Trouba Concussion is out indefinitely
03/17/18 D Dmitry Kulikov Back is out indefinitely
03/16/18 GO Michael Hutchinson Concussion is out indefinitely
03/16/18 LW Matt Hendricks Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/12/18 GO Steve Mason Knee is out indefinitely
Dustin Brown has scored 48 total points this year for the Kings. He has 21 goals this season with 188 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Anze Kopitar averages 22.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 29 goals on 175 attempts. He has 51 assists, giving him a total of 80 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 28 wins and 26 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 1,654 shots against him and he's surrendered 129 goals. He's made 1,525 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Nikolaj Ehlers has 55 total points this season for the Jets. He has 27 goals this year with 209 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 16.1 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 27 goals on 209 attempts. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 37 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Jets. He has 1,833 shots against him and he's given up 138 goals. He's made 1,695 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 84 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 207 goals while giving up 181 scores, which has them ranked 19th and 29th respectively. They have had 213 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 19th in the league. The Kings have given up 239 power play opportunities and surrendered 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 2nd when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.20% 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 Jets are 5th in the league with a total of 96 points this season. They have 58 power play goals on 245 chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 3rd in the NHL. They've given up 241 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Jets are 4th with a total of 240 goals scored while they've given up 189 goals this season, ranking 28th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.51%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 4th overall in the NHL.
Los Angeles has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've tried 4,204 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,246 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 3,148 shots while they've given up 3,191 attempts on defense. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the year. That puts them 13th and 16th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,147 face-off wins as opposed to 2,178 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That is 14th overall in the NHL. On defense Los Angeles has 1,845 hits and they've blocked 1,055 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Jets are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season, which is 15th in the NHL. They have 2,333 face-off wins compared to 2,121 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 1,589 hits and they have blocked 1,113 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Winnipeg is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 4,201 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,305 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.8% ranks 18th as they have 3,165 attempts while they have given up 3,192 shots on the defensive end.
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