Los Angeles Kings vs Colorado Avalanche Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (+193) Avalanche (-216)
Philipp Grubauer and the Colorado Avalanche (33-17-6, 2nd in the Central Division) host the Los Angeles Kings (20-33-5, 8th in the Pacific Division) at Falcon Stadium on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The line on this matchup has the Kings coming in at +193 and the Avalanche are at -216. The total opens at 6. The Kings cover 34.5% of the time, having gone 20-38 SU. Colorado is covering 58.9% of the time, going 33-23 straight up.
The Los Angeles Kings step onto the ice holding a record of 20 wins and 33 defeats, which is good for 8th in the Pacific Division. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 142 goals which has them sitting at 15th in the Western Conference and 30th in the league. Their goal differential is -42, which is good for 30th in the league. The Kings currently have a total of 45 points, which has them sitting at 30th in the league and 15th in the Western Conference. With reference to shots at the opposing goalie, they currently have a total of 1,968 which has them sitting at 2nd in the conference and 3rd in the league. As a team, Los Angeles has earned a total of 1,152 hits which means they have an average of 19.9 per contest. They currently have a total of 614 blocks for this season. Looking after the net for Los Angeles is Jonathan Quick from Milford, Connecticut. He is 34 years old and has been on the ice a total of 2,144 mins in net for the season. Quick is allowing 3.05 goals per contest which has him ranking 27th among West goaltenders and 49th in the NHL. So far this season, he's surrendered 109 goals. He's earned a save % of .895 which has him ranking 29th among West goaltenders.
The Los Angeles Kings were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5 - 3 win against the Calgary Flames in their previous contest. The Kings had a solid offensive outing in this win. For this matchup, they netted 5 of the 33 shots they attempted. Furthermore, they had 1 power play chance but weren't able to score. Los Angeles racked up a total of 13 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Kings was 53 and the Corsi against at even strength was 50 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 51.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 47 and the Fenwick against was 40, which gave them a rate of 54.0%. They took 36 face-off wins and lost 26 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 34.1% and they had a PDO at even strength of 106.5 in this game. Concerning opponent stats, the Calgary Flames earned 38 shots. They ended the game with 19 minutes in the box and they tallied 3 power play chances.
The Avalanche will be the team across the ice and for the campaign they sit with 33 wins and 17 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are sitting 1st in the conference and 3rd in the league with +46. They have compiled a total of 202 goals for the season which is good for 1st in the Western Conference. Colorado has a team save % of .913 which has them 6th in the league, meaning they are a tough team to score against. They are shooting 11.0% ranking them 1st in the West. In net for Colorado is Philipp Grubauer who is having an ok season by surrendering 2.65 goals against average and that has him 8th among Western Conference goalies and 20th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 2,015 mins he's played this season, he has given up 89 goals. He has a save % of .915, which puts him at 11th among Western Conference goalies and 21st in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Colorado Avalanche faced off against the Washington Capitals in an outing where the Avalanche were on the wrong end of the score by a mark of 3 - 2. While out there on the ice, Colorado had a 47.4% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 45 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick rate was 46.9% by way of having a Fenwick of 30 and the Capitals earning a 34 Fenwick. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Colorado had and we'd say it was a below average outing in all. They had a PDO of 99.9 and their oZS percentage was 56.4%. The Avalanche scored 2 goals of the 34 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play attempts in this outing and scored 1 out of those tries. Regarding the opposition, the Capitals had 5 power play attempts and took advantage of the situation by scoring 2 goals. Colorado conceded 38 shots on goal and the Capitals earned a total of 8 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Colorado (-216) and under the total goals
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