Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Los Angeles Kings - 11/25/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Kings (13-8-0) at Tampa Bay Lightning (10-9-3)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Amalie Arena)
The Line: Tampa Bay Lightning -118 / Los Angeles Kings +107 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWHD, SUN
The Los Angeles Kings and Tampa Bay Lightning square off Wednesday night at the Amalie Arena.
The Los Angeles Kings look to end their five-game road trip with a big victory. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 19.4 percent of their power plays. Tyler Toffoli leads Los Angeles with 11 goals, Jeff Carter has 11 assists and Anze Kopitar has 33 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.2 goals per game and are killing 84.3 percent of their power play chances. Jhonas Enroth has allowed five goals on 133 shots faced and Jonathan Quick has given up 40 goals on 468 shots. Quick has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
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The Tampa Bay Lightning could use a nice victory here after splitting their last 10 games. The Tampa Bay Lightning are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 19.1 percent of their power plays. Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay with 11 goals, Nikita Kucherov has seven assists and Vladislav Namestnikov has 24 shots on goal. Defensively, the Tampa Bay Lightning are allowing 2.2 goals per game and are killing 81.3 percent of their power play chances. Ben Bishop has allowed 35 goals on 467 shots faced and Andrei Vasilevskiy has given up eight goals on 112 shots. Bishop has allowed five goals in his last three games. Cedric Paquette and Tyler Johnson are questionable while Jonathan Drouin is doubtful.
The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record and 13-5 in their last 18 overall. The Lightning are 3-9 in their last 12 vs. Western Conference and 9-4 in their last 13 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Kings are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
The Kings have been playing solid hockey as of late and have beaten the Lightning in six of their last seven meetings. There's value with the road team and the plus money.