Pittsburgh Penguins at Los Angeles Kings NHL Parlay 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -160 and the Kings at +144.
Pittsburgh has a record of 24-13-6 this year. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 152 goals and surrendered 123 goals for a point differential of +29. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-19-0 and an over/under record of 19-19-0. Los Angeles has a record of 17-25-3 this season. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 100 goals and given up 134 for a goal differential of -34. Their record against the spread is 17-27-0 while their over/under mark is 17-26-0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 24-19-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 19-19-0 against the over/under this season
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-27-0 straight up this year
The Los Angeles Kings are 17-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/15/18 D Justin Schultz Lower Body is out indefinitely
01/10/19 RW Patric Hornqvist Upper Body left last game, is questionable Friday vs Anaheim
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
11/26/18 LW Carl Hagelin Lower Body is out indefinitely
11/17/18 C Trevor Lewis Foot is out indefinitely
10/03/18 RW Jonny Brodzinski Shoulder IR (10/03)
Matt Murray has 12 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Penguins. He has 589 shots against him and he's surrendered 49 goals. He's made 540 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Sidney Crosby has scored 53 total points this year for the Penguins. He has 20 goals this season with 118 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 33 assists on the year and averages 20.6 minutes played per contest. Phil Kessel averages 18 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 17 goals on 117 attempts. He has 30 assists, giving him a total of 47 points on the year.
Anze Kopitar has 29 total points this season for the Kings. He has 11 goals this year with 92 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 22.5 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Quick has 7 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has 576 shots against him and he's given up 57 goals. He's made 519 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Dustin Brown averages 20.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 91 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 25 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have given up 120 power play opportunities and surrendered 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this season. That is 4th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.86% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 5th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Penguins are 10th overall with 54 total points this year. They are 6th in the league with 152 goals and 22nd in goals allowed with 123. They've had 121 power play chances and scored 31 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 6th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Kings are 31st with a total of 100 goals scored while they are 13th with 134 goals surrendered this season. They average 28 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.84%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 15th in the league. The Kings have a total of 37 points this season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have had 18 power play goals on 123 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 27th overall. They've given up 132 power play opportunities and surrendered 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 30th when short-handed.
Pittsburgh is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.9%, as they've attempted 2,459 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,568 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.5% as they have 1,869 attempts while they have given up 1,909 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 19th in the league. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 47% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 53% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 1,314 face-off wins compared to 1,306 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,249 hits and they have blocked 659 shots from the opposition, putting them 8th overall.
The Kings are 25th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 1,378 face-off wins compared to 1,326 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Los Angeles has 999 hits and they have blocked 653 shots from the opposition, which is 10th in the league. Los Angeles is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've attempted 2,438 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,619 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.9% ranks 24th as they have 1,807 attempts while they have given up 1,966 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +144 and over 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +144 and over 6 total goals
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