Ducks vs. Kings - 2/28/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Kings (36-20-4) at Anaheim Ducks (33-19-8)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks -120 / Los Angeles Kings +100 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks square off Sunday night at the Honda Center.
The Los Angeles Kings look to add to their solid four-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 22.2 percent of their power plays. Tyler Toffoli leads Los Angeles with 24 goals, Anze Kopitar has 34 assists and Jeff Carter has 170 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 81.9 percent of their power play chances. Jonathan Quick has allowed 104 goals on 1,328 shots faced and Jhonas Enroth has given up 24 goals on 324 shots. Quick has allowed three goals in his last three games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look to build on their solid seven-game winning streak. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 21.1 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 23 goals, Ryan Kesler has 20 assists and Rickard Rakell has 139 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 86.9 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 68 goals on 851 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 51 goals on 614 shots. Andersen has allowed four goals in his last three games.
The Kings are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 in their last 7 Sunday games. The Ducks are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 41-16 in their last 57 Sunday games. The Kings are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Both squads are playing impressive hockey down the stretch and that should make for a fun matchup. However, the Ducks have been the better team and are catching the Kings on the end of a back to back. Anaheim at home has to be the pick.