Buffalo Sabres vs Los Angeles Kings NHL Parlay 10/17/2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Staples Center is the venue where Dustin Brown and the Los Angeles Kings (2-3-0, 7th in the Pacific Division) will take on the Buffalo Sabres (5-0-1, 1st in the Atlantic Division) on Thursday. The moneyline on this game has the Sabres coming in at -105 and the Kings are at -115. The over/under is set at 6. The Sabres cover 80.0% of the time, having gone 4-1 SU. Los Angeles is covering 33.3% of the time, going 2-4 straight up.
The Buffalo Sabres were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 0 win against the Dallas Stars their last time out. The Sabres had a good offensive outing in the victory. For this game, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 22 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 2 power play attempts and were able to score 1 goal out of those attempts. Buffalo ended up with a total of 4 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Sabres was 32 and the Corsi against was 33 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 49.2%. Their Fenwick was 24 and the Fenwick against was 25, telling us they have a Fenwick percentage of 49.0%. They earned 15 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 20 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 45.5% and they had a PDO of 117.6 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Dallas Stars tallied a total of 25 shots. They finished with 4 penalty mins and they tallied 2 power play opportunities. Useful Team Statistics
The Sabres have 11 total points this season, which ranks them 1st in the NHL. They are 3rd in the league in goals scored with 24 while they've given up 13 goals, ranking them 23rd overall. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 43%. That is 1st in the NHL. The Sabres have allowed 17 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, putting them 22nd in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.77% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%. That puts them 5th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Los Angeles Kings faced off against the Vegas Golden Knights in a matchup where the Kings took the defeat by a final score of 5 - 2. For this game, Los Angeles had a 50.0% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 44 while their opponent had a Corsi of 44. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 50.7% by earning a Fenwick of 37 and the Golden Knights earning a 36 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Los Angeles had and we'd say it was a below average outing in all. Their PDO was 97.2 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 63.9%. The Kings converted 2 goals out of the 38 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play chances in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. As for their opponent, the Golden Knights had 3 power play attempts and went on to score 3 goals of those chances. Los Angeles gave way to 36 shots on goal and the Golden Knights ended up with 6 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 24th in the NHL with a total of 4 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 16 opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That ranks them 25th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 16 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 56%. That is 31st in the NHL. As a team, the Kings are 13th in the league with 20 goals scored while they've given up 26 goals, which is 3rd overall. They average 37 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.70%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 83%. That is 31st in the NHL.
Buffalo is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6%, as they've attempted 230 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 216 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.4% as they have 166 attempts while they have given up 157 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 49.4% of the time, which is 19th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.6% for the season. That is 13th overall in the NHL. They have 122 face-off wins compared to 128 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.8%. That ranks them 20th in the league. On defense Buffalo has 89 hits and they have blocked 59 shots from the opposition, putting them 15th overall.
The Kings are 11th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season, which is 21st in the NHL. They have 126 face-off wins compared to 119 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 92 hits and they have blocked 50 shots from the opposition, which is 23rd in the league. Los Angeles is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.3% as they've attempted 214 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 195 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.6% ranks 8th as they have 161 attempts while they have given up 145 shots on the defensive end.
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