Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings Predictions, NHL Parlay Picks 3/11/2020
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+142) Kings (-157)
Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators (25-32-12, 7th in the Atlantic Division) travel to Staples Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Kings (28-35-6, 8th in the Pacific Division). The Senators open this game at +142 while the Kings are priced at -157. The O/U opens at 5.5. The Senators are covering 35.3% of the time, having gone 24-44 SU. The Kings are covering 39.7% of the time, going 27-41 straight up.
The Ottawa Senators come into this matchup with a record of 25 victories and 32 losses, putting them at 7th in the Atlantic Division. During the year thus far, they have scored a total of 186 goals which ranks them 12th in the East and 23rd in the NHL. Their goal differential is -44, putting them at 29th in the NHL. The Senators have earned a total of 62 pts, which ranks them 29th in the NHL and 15th in the East. In discussing shots on goal, they have earned a total of 2,106 which ranks them 12th in the Eastern Conference and 22nd in the NHL. As a group, Ottawa has obtained a total of 1,834 hits which means they have an average of 26.6 per game. They have earned a total of 890 blocks for the year. The goaltender for Ottawa is Craig Anderson from Ruse, Bulgaria. He is 38 years old and has totaled 1,787 mins in net this season. Anderson is allowing an average of 3.26 GAA which places him at 31st in the East and 61st among goalies in the NHL. During this year, he has allowed 97 goals. He has a save % of .901 which places him at 25th in the East.
The Ottawa Senators had a good night with a 2 - 1 victory against the San Jose Sharks their last time out. The Senators offense left a lot to be desired in the victory. For this game, they scored on 2 of the 38 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to score. Ottawa had a total of 6 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Senators sat at 59 and the Corsi against was 50 giving them a Corsi percentage of 54.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 47 and the Fenwick against sat at 39, giving them a rate of 54.7%. They earned 25 face-off wins at even strength and lost 26 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 0.0% and they had a PDO at even strength of 105.4 for this matchup. Concerning opponent stats, the San Jose Sharks tallied a total of 32 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 2 minutes in the box and they notched 3 power play attempts.
The Kings will be on the other side of the ice and for the year they have 28 victories and 35 defeats. In connection with goal differential, they are ranked 13th in the West and 26th in the league with -33. They have compiled a total of 174 goals for this year which ranks them 15th in the conference. Los Angeles has a save % as a team of .899 which has them sitting 27th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They are shooting 7.6% putting them at 15th in the conference. In goal for Los Angeles is Jonathan Quick who is having an average season by giving up 2.79 goals per contest and that has him 17th in the Western Conference and 34th in the NHL among goalies. In the 2,516 minutes he has been on the ice this year, he has allowed 117 goals. He has a save percentage of .904, which ranks him 24th in the Western Conference and 48th in the NHL among goalies.
The Los Angeles Kings went up against the Colorado Avalanche in a matchup where the Kings took home the win by a score of 3 - 1. For this game, Los Angeles wound up with a 52.5% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 52 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 47. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 54.2% by notching a Fenwick of 39 and the Avalanche ending the game with a 33 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Los Angeles had and you could say that they didn't play great, but weren't awful either. Their PDO was 104.6 and their percentage of oZS was 46.7%. The Kings notched 3 goals of the 35 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. On the other side of the ice, the Avalanche had 1 power play attempt but were not able to score a goal. Los Angeles gave up 22 shots on goal and the Avalanche had a total of 4 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-157) and under the total goals
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