Los Angeles Kings vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 1/29/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (-144) Flyers (+120)
The Philadelphia Flyers (13-22-8) welcome the Los Angeles Kings (22-16-6) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday. The odds on this game have Los Angeles at -144 and Philadelphia is at +120. The total has been set at 6.
The Los Angeles Kings came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 3-2 win against the Islanders in their previous contest. Los Angeles accrued 2 penalty mins in this matchup. The Kings were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in the victory. In addition, they had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to score. For the game, they converted 3 of the 30 shots they put on goal.
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The Kings have had 1,266 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .907. While playing at even strength, the Kings have allowed the opponent to score 86 goals while notching 100 on offense. Los Angeles Kings opponents have amassed 121 power play opportunities (17th in professional hockey) and have a total of 32 goals in those attempts. For the season, they have accumulated 50 points and their points % is .568. Los Angeles has taken 1,554 shots and holds a shot percentage of 7.9%. Pertaining to scoring goals, the Los Angeles Kings have earned 122 goals (18th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have given up 118. Los Angeles has tallied 139 power play chances and they have added 22 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 15.83%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Jonathan Quick. During his career on the ice, Quick has accounted for 370 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .543. He has a save percentage of .913 for his 40,375 minutes on the ice. Quick has had 18,637 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 17,015 saves. Opponents have been able to score 1,622 goals versus Quick in his career and his goals against rate is 2.41. He has compiled a win-loss record of 347-259-74 and he has started in 682 games. Quick has taken the ice for 692 contests over the course of his NHL career.
In their last contest, Philadelphia played the Islanders in a matchup where the Flyers took the defeat by a score of 4-3. They had 1 power play attempt in this outing but weren't able to score a goal. The Flyers tallied 3 goals out of the 17 shots on goal they were seeking.
Philadelphia has taken 1,306 shots (19th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.12%, while allowing the opposition 1,475 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 77.52% on their opponents 129 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.2%. They have a total of 121 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 15.70%. The Flyers have racked up 87 goals at even strength and 19 goals (27th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have allowed 144 goals to be scored by way of 115 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this year, the Philadelphia Flyers are sitting with 106 goals, 34 points, in addition to a points percentage of .395.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Carter Hart defending the net. His opposition is averaging 2.87 goals per game and he has yielded 340 goals altogether. Hart's rate of quality starts comes out to 52.1% and he has qualified for 63 quality starts in his pro hockey career. He got the starting nod in 121 games and has racked up 7,098 minutes. Hart is sitting with a career record of 56-51-14 and has participated in 128 games. He is sitting with 3,311 stops out of 3,651 shots taken, giving him a percentage of .907.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+120)
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