Florida Panthers vs Los Angeles Kings Prediction, 11/5/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Los Angeles Kings
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-200) Kings (+164)
Crypto.com Arena is the site where the Los Angeles Kings (6-6-1) will try to beat the Florida Panthers (6-4-1) on Saturday. The moneyline on this matchup has Florida at -200 and Los Angeles is coming in at +164. The total is 7.
The Florida Panthers had a decent effort after finishing in a 3-3 tie against the Sharks in their last outing. Florida had 6 penalty minutes in this matchup. In addition, they had 3 chances with extra men on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. The Panthers had an average offensive performance in this game. For the outing, they converted 3 out of the 44 shots they attempted.
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Regarding their goal scoring prowess, the Florida Panthers have accumulated 33 goals (17th in the National Hockey League) on the season and have allowed 34. For the year, they sit with 13 points and their points percentage is .591. Florida steps onto the ice with 47 power play opportunities and they have scored 5 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 10.64%. While playing at even strength, the Panthers have allowed the opponent to score 22 goals while scoring 28 of their own. Florida has attempted 439 shots and holds a shot percentage of 7.5%. The Panthers have had 315 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .892. Florida Panthers opponents have 41 power play tries (7th in pro hockey) and have tallied 12 goals in those attempts.
The player between the pipes for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky has played in 599 contests during his hockey career. He has amassed a win-loss record of 339-190-49 and was named the starter in 584 games. Opponents have racked up 1,479 goals against Bobrovsky in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.57. Bobrovsky has seen 17,582 shots taken against him and has accrued 16,103 total saves. His save percentage currently is at .916 in his 34,492 minutes guarding the cage. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Bobrovsky has 333 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .570.
In their last contest, Los Angeles faced off against the Blackhawks in a matchup where the Kings went home in defeat by a tally of 2-1. They had 2 power play chances in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Kings scored 1 goal out of the 33 shots on goal they tried.
Over the course of the season, the Los Angeles Kings have notched a total of 43 goals, 13 points, in addition to a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 49 goals to be scored by of a combination of 36 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Kings have earned 32 goals at even strength and 11 goals (5th in the league) while on the power play. They have earned 55 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 20.00%. Los Angeles has attempted 429 shots (3rd in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.02%, while allowing their opponents 398 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 75.93% on the other teams 54 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 87.7%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Jonathan Quick in goal. Opponents are averaging 2.43 goals per game and he has relinquished 1,701 goals altogether. Quick's quality start rate is 53.9% and he has made 383 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has started in 710 games and has played 42,032 mins. Quick is the owner of a career mark of 362-266-79 and has participated in 721 games. He has accrued 17,713 saves out of 19,414 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida (-200)
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