Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings NHL Tips 10/19/2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
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Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings (2-5-0, 8th in the Pacific Division) play the Calgary Flames (4-3-1, 4th in the Pacific Division) at Staples Center on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The line on this matchup has the Flames priced at -138 and the Kings are at +125. The over/under is set at 6.5. The Flames are covering 42.9% of the time, having gone 3-4 SU. The Kings are covering 28.6% of the time, going 2-5 straight up.
The Calgary Flames were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5 - 1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in their previous contest. The Flames had a solid offensive output in the win. In this game, they converted 5 out of the 36 shots they put on net. They also had 5 power play attempts and scored 2 goals out of those opportunities. Calgary racked up a total of 6 penalty mins for this game. The Corsi for the Flames sat at 50 and the Corsi against was 37 which gave them a Corsi percentage of 57.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 32 while the Fenwick against was 31, which means they earned a rate of 50.8%. They won 20 face-off wins and were beaten on 13 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 57.5% and they had a PDO of 107.8 in this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Detroit Red Wings tallied a total of 28 shots. They ended the game with 21 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 9 total points this season, which ranks them 13th in the NHL. They are 14th in the league in goals scored with 22 while they've given up 22 goals, ranking them 14th overall. They have had 27 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 21st in the NHL. The Flames have allowed 29 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, putting them 8th in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.46% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 13th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Los Angeles Kings went up against the Buffalo Sabres in a game where the Kings went home in defeat by a mark of 3 - 0. In this game, Los Angeles wound up with a 67.3% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 70 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 34. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 68.1% by notching a Fenwick of 49 and the Sabres finishing with a 23 Fenwick. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Los Angeles had and it tells us that they didn't have their best game. Their PDO at even strength was 87.5 and their percentage of oZS was 63.9%. The Kings converted 0 goals out of the 47 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 power play opportunities in this one but didn't score a goal. As for their opponent, the Sabres had 3 power play chances and ended up scoring 1 goal on that attempt. Los Angeles conceded 24 shots on goal and the Sabres earned a total of 6 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings are 27th in the NHL with a total of 4 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 24 opportunities for a percentage of 8%. That ranks them 27th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 23 power play opportunities and have given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 65%. That is 29th in the NHL. As a team, the Kings are 15th in the league with 20 goals scored while they've given up 31 goals, which is 2nd overall. They average 38 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.55%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 85%. That is 31st in the NHL.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.7%, as they've attempted 333 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 287 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53% as they have 238 attempts while they have given up 211 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 46.8% of the time, which is 21st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.2% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 180 face-off wins compared to 181 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That ranks them 19th in the league. On defense Calgary has 98 hits and they have blocked 76 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Kings are 6th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 170 face-off wins compared to 157 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 125 hits and they have blocked 78 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Los Angeles is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.6% as they've attempted 323 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 269 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 56% ranks 1st as they have 243 attempts while they have given up 191 shots on the defensive end.
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