Los Angeles Kings vs Calgary Flames NHL Picks 10/8/2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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The Los Angeles Kings travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Los Angeles has a record of 0-1-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 0-1-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 5 goals and given up 6 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 0-1 and an over/under record of 1-0-0. Calgary is 1-1-0 including 1-0-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 6 goals and surrendered 5 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 1-1 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 0-1 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 1-1 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
09/30/19 D Derek Forbort Back is out indefinitely
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
No key injuries to report
The Los Angeles Kings will look for better times on the ice after their 6 - 5 defeat against the Edmonton Oilers the last time they stepped on the ice. The Kings had a good offensive output in the loss. In this game, they earned a goal on 5 out of the 32 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 5 power play attempts and notched 1 goal out of those tries. Los Angeles racked up 12 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Kings sat at 36 and the Corsi against at even strength was 35 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 50.7%. Their Fenwick was 24 while the Fenwick against sat at 25, telling us they have a rate of 49.0%. They earned 21 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 20 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 45.8% and they had a PDO of 101.1 in this game. Concerning opponent stats, the Edmonton Oilers racked up 31 shots. They had 10 penalty minutes and they earned 5 power play opportunities.
The Calgary Flames squared up with the Vancouver Canucks in a matchup where the Flames ended up with the victory by a mark of 3 - 0. For this outing, Calgary went home with a 51.5% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 35 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 33. Their Fenwick rate was 58.8% by way of having a Fenwick of 30 and the Canucks ending the game with a 21 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Calgary played and you can say they had a mediocre outing. They had a PDO of 115.0 and they earned an oZS percentage of 49.7%. The Flames notched 3 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they attempted. They had 4 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to score a goal. In discussing their opponent, the Canucks had 6 power play chances but didn't tally a goal. Calgary conceded 34 shots on goal and the Canucks racked up a total of 10 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings have 0 total points this season, which ranks them 29th in the NHL. They are 22nd in the league in goals scored with 5 while they've given up 6 goals, ranking them 17th overall. They have had 5 power play opportunities and have scored 1 goal on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 18th in the NHL. The Kings have allowed 5 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 60%, putting them 29th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 15.63% for the season. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 81%. That puts them 31st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames are 21st in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 2 power play goals on 8 opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That ranks them 16th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 12 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. That is 13th in the NHL. As a team, the Flames are 18th in the league with 6 goals scored while they've given up 5 goals, which is 23rd overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.00%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 9th in the NHL.
Los Angeles is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.7%, as they've attempted 36 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 35 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49% as they have 24 attempts while they have given up 25 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 16th in the league. The Kings start possessions in the offensive zone 45.8% of the time, which is 22nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.2% for the season. That is 11th overall in the NHL. They have 21 face-off wins compared to 20 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.2%. That ranks them 12th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 22 hits and they have blocked 10 shots from the opposition, putting them 30th overall.
The Flames are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.3% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 50 face-off wins compared to 45 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.6%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Calgary has 24 hits and they have blocked 24 shots from the opposition, which is 16th in the league. Calgary is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.5% as they've attempted 85 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 74 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 56.9% ranks 4th as they have 66 attempts while they have given up 50 shots on the defensive end.
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