New York Rangers at Los Angeles Kings NHL Picks & Predictions 10/28/2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
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The New York Rangers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at +144 and the Kings at -160.
New York has a record of 3-6-1 this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 25 goals and given up 34 goals for a point differential of -9. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-7-0 and an over/under record of 3-7-0. Los Angeles has a record of 2-7-1 this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 18 goals and surrendered 36 for a goal differential of -18. Their record against the spread is 2-8-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0.
Valuable New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 3-7-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 2-8-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 4-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Rangers Injuries
10/27/18 D Adam McQuaid Lower Body injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Los Angeles
10/23/18 D Fredrik Claesson Lower Body IR (10/23)
10/04/18 C Boo Nieves Concussion IR (10/04)
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/27/18 RW Dustin Brown Finger is upgraded to probable Sunday vs NY Rangers
10/03/18 RW Jonny Brodzinski Shoulder IR (10/03)
Henrik Lundqvist has 2 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has 263 shots against him and he's given up 21 goals. He's made 242 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Mika Zibanejad has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 5 goals this year with 42 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20.9 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 2 goals on 18 shots. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the season.
Alex Iafallo has scored 7 total points this year for the Kings. He has 2 goals this season with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 16.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Quick has 110 shots against him and he's surrendered 17 goals. He's made 93 saves for a save percentage of 85%. Tyler Toffoli averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 3 goals on 27 shots. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rangers have allowed 33 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76% this year. That is 19th in the NHL. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.91% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is ranked 15th in the league. The Rangers have 7 total points this season, ranking 28th in the NHL in offense. They are 25th in the league with 25 goals while they've given up 34 goals, which is 10th overall. They have had 32 power play opportunities and scored 7 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 15th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Kings are 31st with 18 goals scored while they are 4th in the NHL with 36 goals allowed this year. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.55%. They give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%, putting them in 26th place in the league. The Kings have a total of 5 points this year, which is 30th in the NHL. They have 3 power play goals on 34 opportunities for a percentage of 9%. That ranks their power play unit 31st. They've allowed 28 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, which is 21st overall.
New York is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.3%, as they've attempted 575 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 640 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.5% as they have 427 attempts while they have given up 472 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 23rd in the league. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time, which is 19th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 298 face-off wins compared to 302 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense New York has 241 hits and they have blocked 168 shots from the opposition, putting them 4th overall.
The Kings are 16th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 319 face-off wins compared to 295 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 226 hits and they have blocked 145 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Los Angeles is 14th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've attempted 572 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 560 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.3% ranks 22nd as they have 404 attempts while they have given up 415 shots on the defensive end.
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