Flames vs Kings Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/12/2020
Game: Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-143) Kings (+129)
Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings (19-33-5, 8th in the Pacific Division) play the Calgary Flames (29-22-6, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at Staples Center on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The Flames open this matchup at -143 while the Kings are priced at +129. The total opens at 5.5. The Flames are covering 45.1% of the time, having gone 23-28 SU. Los Angeles covers 33.3% of the time, going 19-38 straight up.
The Calgary Flames head into this game holding a record of 29 wins and 22 defeats, which puts them at 3rd in the Pacific Division. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 155 goals which ranks 11th in the conference and 23rd in the NHL. Their goal differential is -17, which puts them at 25th in the NHL. The Flames currently have a total of 64 points, which ranks 16th in the NHL and 6th in the West. With reference to shots toward the net, they currently have a total of 1,793 which ranks 5th in the conference and 11th in the NHL. As a group, Calgary has obtained a total of 975 hits which means they are averaging 17.1 per contest. They currently have a total of 657 blocks for this year. In net for Calgary is David Rittich from Jihlava, Czechoslovakia. He is 27 years old and has totaled 2,412 minutes minding the net this year. Rittich is allowing 2.84 goals per game which has him ranked 15th among Western Conference goaltenders and 33rd in the NHL among goalies. Over the course of this season, he's surrendered 114 goals. His save percentage is .910 which has him ranked 16th among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Calgary Flames came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 6 - 2 win against the San Jose Sharks in their last contest. The Flames had a solid offensive outing in the win. While out there on the ice, they scored on 6 of the 37 shots they attempted. They also had 6 power play opportunities and were able to score 3 goals out of those chances. Calgary earned a total of 4 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Flames was 43 and the Corsi against was 54 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 44.3%. Their Fenwick sat at 37 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 42, which earned them a rate of 46.8%. They took 19 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 27 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 30.0% and they had a PDO of 107.1 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the San Jose Sharks racked up a total of 36 shots. They had a total of 24 penalty mins and they tallied 1 power play opportunity.
The Kings will be on the other side of the ice and for the campaign they sit with 19 wins and 33 losses. Regarding goal differential, they currently sit 15th in the conference and 30th in the NHL with -44. They currently have a total of 137 goals for this season which has them ranked at 15th in the Western Conference. Los Angeles has a team save % of .891 which is good for 30th in the NHL, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They are shooting 7.1% ranking them 15th in the Western Conference. In goal for Los Angeles is Jonathan Quick who is having a tough season by allowing 3.05 goals per contest and that ranks him 28th in the Western Conference and 50th in the NHL. In the 2,144 mins he's been on the ice this season, he's surrendered 109 goals. He's earned a save % of .895, which places him at 30th in the Western Conference and 57th in the NHL.
The Los Angeles Kings played the New York Rangers in a matchup where the Kings ended up taking the loss by a final score of 4 - 1. In their game, Los Angeles wound up with a 56.4% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 75 and their opponent having a Corsi of 58. Their Fenwick rate was 53.8% by earning a Fenwick of 56 and the Rangers finishing with a 48 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Los Angeles played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a PDO of 92.3 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 56.4%. The Kings converted 1 goal of the 43 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play chances in this one but didn't score a goal. Concerning the opposition, the Rangers had 1 power play opportunity but were not able to score a goal. Los Angeles gave way to 41 shots on goal and the Rangers earned 4 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+129)
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