Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 11/30/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+118) Kings (-143)
John Gibson and the Anaheim Ducks (11-8-3) travel to Staples Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Kings (9-8-3). The moneyline on this game has the Ducks priced at +118 and the Kings are at -143. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The Ducks will need a bounce back game after taking a 5-1 defeat against the Maple Leafs their last time out. The Corsi for the Ducks was sitting at 55 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 51 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 51.9%. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 40.7% and their PDO was 85.5 for this game. Anaheim recorded 2 penalty mins for this contest. The Ducks didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. Their Fenwick was 46 and the Fenwick Against sat at 43, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 51.7%. They tallied 26 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 16 opportunities to take control of the puck. In addition, they had 1 power play chance but weren't able to notch a goal. While out there on the ice, they finished 1 of the 40 shots they put on net.
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Anaheim Ducks opponents have totaled 61 power play tries (16th in pro hockey) and have a total of 8 goals in those chances. The Ducks have had 718 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .916. Anaheim has tried 695 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.1%. While at even strength, the Ducks have allowed the opponent to score 52 goals while earning 52 when they are on offense. Anaheim comes into tonight with 65 power play opportunities and they have scored 18 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 27.69%. For the year, they have racked up 25 points and their points percentage is .568. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Anaheim Ducks have accounted for 70 goals (8th in hockey) so far this year and have given up 60.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be John Gibson. Gibson has participated in 339 games over the course of his hockey career. He has accumulated a mark of 157-128-42 and he has started in 331 games. The opposition has scored 837 goals versus Gibson in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.58. Gibson has seen 10,038 shots against him and has gathered 9,201 saves. His save percentage currently sits at .917 for his 19,473 minutes between the pipes. Over the course of his time in hockey, Gibson has recorded 185 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .559.
In their last outing, Los Angeles played the Senators in an outing where the Kings took home the win by a final of 4-2. Los Angeles wrapped up this game with a 48.1% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Los Angeles had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their Fenwick percentage was 51.7% with a Fenwick of 30 and the Senators finishing with a 28 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 106 and their percentage of oZS was 38.3%. The Kings netted 4 goals of the 37 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play attempts in this game and earned 1 goal out of those attempts.
The Kings have scored 39 goals at even strength and 13 goals (12th in the league) while on the power play. Los Angeles has attempted 698 shots (8th in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 7.45%, while allowing the opposition 606 shots. This season, the Los Angeles Kings have tallied 52 goals, 21 points, in addition to a points percentage of .525. They have a total of 70 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 18.57%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 77.55% on the other teams 49 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is currently 91.1%. They have allowed 54 goals to be scored by way of 43 goals at even strength and 11 goals while they had less men on the ice.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Jonathan Quick in net. Quick has accumulated a career mark of 340-254-71 and has played in 677 games. Quick's rate of quality starts sits at 54.3% and he has accumulated 362 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He has a tally of 16,643 saves out of the 18,225 shots tried, giving him a rate of .913. Teams are averaging 2.40 goals per game and he has yielded 1,582 goals overall. He has made the start in 667 games and his ice time sits at 39,498 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-143)
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