Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 11/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Staples Center is the venue where Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings (8-7-3) will take on the Ottawa Senators (4-11-1) on Saturday.
The Senators will look for better times on the ice after their 7-5 defeat to the Avalanche in their last outing. Their offensive zone starts were at 45.3% and they had a PDO of 100.0 for this one. They had a tally of 24 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 23 opportunities to take control of the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 16 and the Fenwick against was 39, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 29.1%. The Corsi for the Senators was 26 and the Corsi against was 47 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 35.6%. Ottawa accrued 8 penalty mins in this game. They also had 3 chances on the power play and notched 2 goals. The Senators had a good offensive performance in the defeat. In the game, they scored on 5 of the 21 shots they put on net.
Ottawa Senators opponents have earned 46 power play opportunities (28th in pro hockey) and have scored 12 goals in those attempts. The Senators have had 553 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .893. Ottawa has taken 461 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.9%. While at even strength, the Senators have allowed 47 goals while getting 30 when they are on offense. Ottawa comes into tonight with 54 power play chances and they have added 11 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 20.37%. For the current campaign, the have a total of 9 points and their points percentage is sitting at .281. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the Ottawa Senators have earned 41 goals (30th in the NHL) for the year and have given up 59.
The man in goal for this game is Filip Gustavsson. Gustavsson has taken the ice for 17 contests during his hockey career. He has an overall record of 8-5-3 and he has gotten the start in 14 games. Opponents have been able to score 43 goals versus Gustavsson in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.78. Gustavsson has had 529 shot attempts against him and he has 486 total saves. His save percentage currently is at .919 in his 930 mins guarding the cage. In his professional hockey career, Gustavsson has compiled 9 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .643.
The last time they were on the ice, Los Angeles played the Coyotes in an outing where the Kings ended up taking the loss by a score of 2-1. Their PDO was 95 and their percentage of oZS was 63.0%. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this one but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 53.4% by tallying a Fenwick of 39 and the Coyotes ending the game with a 34 Fenwick at even strength. The Kings converted 1 goal out of the 38 shots on goal they pursued. Los Angeles wound up with a 54.8% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Los Angeles had and we'd say it was a below average outing in all.
So far this year, the Los Angeles Kings have accumulated 46 goals, 19 points, as well as a points percentage of .528. They have allowed 46 goals to be scored by way of 36 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Kings have earned 36 goals at even strength and 10 goals (20th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have recorded 63 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 15.87%. Los Angeles has taken 629 shots (5th in professional hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 7.31%, while allowing their opponents 536 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 77.78% on their opponents 45 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 91.4%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Jonathan Quick in net. He has tallied 16,611 stops out of 18,187 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .913. Quick is the owner of a career record of 340-253-71 and has been in net for 676 games. He has started in 666 games and has been on the ice for 39,438 mins. Quick's rate of quality starts comes out to 54.4% and he has accumulated 362 quality starts in his professional career. His opponents are averaging 2.40 goals/game and he has given up 1,576 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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