Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 11/10/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago Blackhawks vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Location: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Blackhawks (+188) Kings (-225)
Crypto.com Arena is the location where the Los Angeles Kings (8-6-1) will try to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks (5-5-2) on Thursday. The moneyline on this matchup has Chicago at +188 and Los Angeles is coming in at -225. The over/under is 6.
The Chicago Blackhawks will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-0 loss against the Jets in their previous outing. The Blackhawks had a below average offensive performance in the loss. In the matchup, they took the loss without having netted any of the 30 shots they tried. They also had 3 chances on the power play but didn't convert them into a score. Chicago accrued 8 penalty mins in this outing.
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When talking about their scoring, the Chicago Blackhawks have racked up 34 goals (27th in the league) over the course of the season and have conceded 38. For the year, they have 12 points and their points percentage is .500. Chicago has 37 power play opportunities and they have scored 9 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 24.32%. When playing at even strength, the Blackhawks have allowed 24 goals while scoring 25 of their own. Chicago has taken 306 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 11.1%. The Blackhawks thus far have had 412 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .908. Chicago Blackhawks opponents have 49 power play opportunities (7th in pro hockey) and have earned 14 goals in those chances.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Petr Mrazek. The opposition has notched 736 goals versus Mrazek in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.65. Mrazek has been in net for 298 games during his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently sits at .909 for his 16,650 minutes in the crease. He has earned a record of 141-103-31 and he was named the starter in 271 games. Over the course of his time in hockey, Mrazek has accumulated 137 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .506. Mrazek has seen 8,079 shot attempts against him and has recorded 7,343 total saves.
In their last game, Los Angeles faced the Wild in a game where the Kings notched a victory by a mark of 1-0. The Kings had 1 goal out of the 30 shots on goal they attempted. They had 4 chances on the power play in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
The Kings are sitting with 37 goals at even strength and 12 goals (7th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Los Angeles has attempted 498 shots (2nd in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.84%, while allowing their opponents 457 shots. For the year, the Los Angeles Kings have 49 goals, 17 points, as well as a points percentage of .567. They have allowed 53 goals to be scored by of a combination of 40 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have a tally of 65 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 18.46%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 77.19% on their oppositions 57 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 88.4%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Jonathan Quick in net. Quick holds a lifetime mark of 364-266-79 and has been in goal for 723 games. Quick's quality start rate sits at 53.9% and he has qualified for 384 quality starts in his pro career. He is sitting with 17,768 stops out of the 19,473 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .912. Opponents are averaging 2.43 goals per game and he has allowed 1,705 goals in total. He has started in 712 games and has accumulated 42,152 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-225) and under 5.5 goals
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