Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, and the Los Angeles Kings are set to face off against Connor Brown, Jean-Gabriel Pageau, and the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre in a cross-continent tilt. The action gets started at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 7, and you’ll be able to view it live on Fox Sports West.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Ottawa Senators Odds
The Kings (-120) are tabbed as the favorites over the Senators (+100) and the Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 7 goals (-115 over, -105 under).
Los Angeles is 5-10 straight up (SU) and has lost 3.1 units for moneyline bettors this year. Nine of its outings have gone over the total, while five have gone under and just one has pushed. This 2019-20 Kings team is 2-6 SU on the road.
Los Angeles has converted on just 10.3 percent of its power play opportunities this year, a mark that places them in the bottom- overall among NHL teams. Additionally, its penalty kill is ranked 28th out of 31 teams, and it’s successfully killed off only 69.8 percent of its penalties..
Averaging 26.4 saves per game with a .859 save percentage, Jonathan Quick (2-7) has been the top option in goal for Los Angeles this year. If Los Angeles chooses to rest him, however, they might turn to Jack Campbell (3-3 record, .881 save percentage, 3.14 goals against average).
Over on the other bench, Ottawa is 4-10 straight up (SU) and has lost 4.0 units for moneyline bettors this year. Through 14 regular season outings, eight of its games have gone over the total, while six have gone under and none have pushed. This year, the team is 3-4 SU at home.
The Senators have converted on just 7.8 percent of their power play chances this year, a figure that’s ranked 32nd in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 21st overall, and it’s successfully killed off 79.7 percent of all opponent power plays.
Craig Anderson (26.0 saves per game) has been the top choice in goal for the Senators. Anderson has two wins and seven losses to his credit and has maintained a fairly-weak .897 save percentage and 3.20 goals against average this season.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Ottawa Senators Free Picks
Pick: SU Winner – Kings, O/U – Over
- After going 0-1 in games decided by a shootout last season, the Senators are off to a 0-1 start in shootouts this year. The Kings were 3-4 in shootouts last year and has yet to participate in one this time around.
- For both of these clubs, the over has hit in four of their last five matchups.
- The Sens this season have tallied the third-most hits per game in the NHL (28.6).