Los Angeles Kings at Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Betting Tips and Predictions 2/25/2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
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The Los Angeles Kings head to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, February 25, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Kings at +264 and the Lightning at -300.
Los Angeles has a record of 23-32-6 this year. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 143 goals and surrendered 188 goals for a point differential of -45. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-37-0 and an over/under record of 27-32-0. Tampa Bay has a record of 47-11-4 this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 239 goals and given up 162 for a goal differential of +77. Their record against the spread is 47-15-0 while their over/under mark is 31-28-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-37-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 27-32-0 against the over/under this season
Important Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 47-15-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 31-28-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/03/18 RW Jonny Brodzinski Shoulder IR (10/03)
02/16/19 D Alec Martinez Upper Body is out 1-2 weeks
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dustin Brown has scored 34 total points this year for the Kings. He has 13 goals this season with 123 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 20.5 minutes played per contest. Anze Kopitar averages 22.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 17 goals on 120 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Jonathan Quick has 11 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Kings. He has 949 shots against him and he's surrendered 99 goals. He's made 850 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Brayden Point has 78 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 35 goals this year with 153 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 23%. He has a total of 43 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Nikita Kucherov averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 30 goals on 177 attempts. He has 70 assists, giving him a total of 100 points on the year. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 27 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has 1,238 shots against him and he's given up 86 goals. He's made 1,152 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 52 total points this year, which is 30th in the NHL. They've scored 143 goals while giving up 188 scores, which has them ranked 30th and 15th respectively. They have had 168 power play chances and scored 25 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the league. The Kings have given up 180 power play opportunities and surrendered 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking them 30th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.20% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning are 1st in the league with a total of 98 points this season. They have 61 power play goals on 205 chances for a percentage of 30%. That is 1st in the NHL. They've given up 199 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking 2nd overall. As a team, the Lightning are 1st with a total of 239 goals scored while they've given up 162 goals this season, ranking 28th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 11.91%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 2nd overall in the NHL.
Los Angeles is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.3%, as they've attempted 3,309 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,543 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 2,448 attempts while they have given up 2,669 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. That is 10th overall in the NHL. They have 1,807 face-off wins compared to 1,779 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 1,372 hits and they have blocked 874 shots from the opposition, putting them 18th overall.
The Lightning are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 1,893 face-off wins compared to 1,839 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,555 hits and they have blocked 855 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. Tampa Bay is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.6% as they've attempted 3,597 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,518 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.7% ranks 12th as they have 2,739 attempts while they have given up 2,663 shots on the defensive end.
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