Los Angeles Kings vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 11/11/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (-111) Senators (-111)
Canadian Tire Centre is the venue where Matt Murray and the Ottawa Senators (3-8-1) will play the Los Angeles Kings (7-5-1) on Thursday. The Kings open this game at -111 while the Senators are coming in at -111. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Kings were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 3-2 win over the Canadiens in their previous outing. The Corsi for the Kings was 52 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 62 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 45.6%. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 42.0% and they had a PDO of 104.0 for this matchup. Los Angeles accrued 10 penalty mins in this matchup. The Kings had a middle of the road offensive output in the victory. Their Fenwick was 38 and the Fenwick against was 42, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 47.5%. They amassed 23 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 26 attempts to gain puck control. Furthermore, they had 4 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to make the most of them. In the game, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 34 shots they put on net.
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The Kings have had 394 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .914. While playing at even strength, the Kings have allowed the opponent to score 24 goals while having 28 of their own. Los Angeles Kings opponents have totaled 36 power play tries (18th in the NHL) and have a total of 10 goals in those chances. For the season, they sit with 15 points and their points percentage is sitting at .577. Los Angeles has tried 449 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.2%. In terms of their goal scoring prowess, the Los Angeles Kings have racked up 37 goals (10th in the National Hockey League) for the year and have allowed 34. Los Angeles comes into the game with 51 power play opportunities and they have notched 9 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 17.65%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Calvin Petersen. Petersen has been involved in 60 games over the course of his NHL career. He has a record of 23-27-6 and he has gotten the start in 56 games. The opposition has notched 162 goals versus Petersen in his career and his goals against average is 2.80. Petersen has seen 1,901 shots against him and he has 1,739 saves. His save percentage is at .915 in his 3,477 mins between the pipes. In his career, Petersen has compiled 32 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .571.
In their last outing, Ottawa faced the Bruins in a matchup where the Senators took the loss by a tally of 3-2. They had 6 power play opportunities in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Senators scored 2 goals of the 27 shots on goal they were seeking. They had a PDO of 106 and their oZS percentage was 38.0%. Ottawa wrapped up this game with a 33.3% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Ottawa had and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. They had a Fenwick percentage of 37.3% by earning a Fenwick of 25 and the Bruins ending the game with a 42 Fenwick.
On the year, the Ottawa Senators have tallied 30 goals, 7 points, as well as a points percentage of .292. They have allowed 43 goals to be scored by way of 34 goals at even strength and 9 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Senators have racked up 23 goals at even strength and 7 goals (20th in the league) while on the power play. They have recorded 41 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 17.07%. Ottawa has attempted 355 shots (21st in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 8.45%, while allowing their opponents 413 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 71.88% on their opponents 32 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.6%.
Across the ice you are going to see Matt Murray in net. His opposition is averaging 2.75 goals per contest and he has allowed 599 goals in total. Murray's quality start rate is 52.5% and he has 117 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has been a starter 223 games and has accumulated 13,060 mins. Murray is the owner of a career mark of 127-70-20 and has participated in 231 contests. He has gathered 6,162 stops out of the 6,761 shots tried, giving him a save % of .911.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa (-111)
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