Los Angeles Kings (10-3-3) vs. Arizona Coyotes (8-7-2)
As the NHL regular season unfolds, one matchup in particular has attracted much interest: Los Angeles Kings against Arizona Coyotes has received much notice among hockey expert picks. Boasting an impressive 10-3-3 and 8-7-2 records respectively, Los Angeles Kings are set to meet Arizona Coyotes on November 20, 2023 for what promises to be an epic battle at Mullett Arena; both fans and bettors eagerly anticipate what transpires during this pivotal matchup.
Los Angeles Kings have shown impressive offensive prowess recently. Led by team captain Adrian Kempe at center who has amassed 18 points from 16 games (eight goals and 10 assists), their offensive firepower cannot be overstated. Kevin Fiala and Anze Kopitar have been key contributors, both providing playmaking abilities while Kopitar scores goals; this offensive firepower will prove critical against Coyotes defense which has shown vulnerabilities recently.
Arizona Coyotes bring their own offensive strengths into this matchup. Clayton Keller is Arizona’s star right wing and has amassed 17 points (7 goals and 10 assists). Nick Schmaltz and Matias Maccelli provide depth in attack for Arizona; their performance will be key in penetrating Kings defense that has proven strong but will face significant challenges against Arizona’s dynamic forward group.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Arizona Coyotes Game Info
|When:||Monday, November 20, 2023, at 9:00 PM ET|
Goaltender Cam Talbot vs. Goaltender Karel Vejmelka
Cam Talbot of the Los Angeles Kings and Karel Vejmelka of Arizona Coyotes will play pivotal roles in this contest. Talbot has become an invaluable member of the Kings defense since joining, achieving an astounding 0.93 save percentage and 2.02 goals allowed per game average. Experience and composure have proven themselves invaluable assets who can make key saves under pressure, remaining composed in tough situations and remaining poised. Talbot has been instrumental to the Kings’ success this season, particularly during tight games where his saves often determined whether they won or lost. With his ability to read the game and anticipate shots as well as quick reflexes he is an extremely formidable opponent for any opposing attack line.
Karel Vejmelka has shown both resilience and potential with an outstanding goals-against average (3.18). Additionally, his save percentage stands at an impressive 0.901 percent. Vejmelka’s agility and positioning have been crucial during games when facing numerous shots, demonstrating his ability to withstand intense offensive pressure given their often porous defense. Vejmelka could play an instrumental role in keeping the Coyotes competitive against Sacramento’s potency offensive lineup; due to his experience handling high pressure situations and making key saves; while his stats don’t match Talbot’s, Vejmelka may rise up to this crucial test of competition.
NHL Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles Kings -147, Total Odds: 6.5
Los Angeles Kings have an edge in betting odds due to their excellent season performance and winning streak. Odds set at 6.5 suggest an anticipated high-scoring game which highlights both teams’ offensive abilities.
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Kings have enjoyed an outstanding run over their last eight games, seeing seven UNDERs across them all. Their ability to regularly win away games makes them an appealing bet, particularly with Arizona being their toughest rival and an important competition against them – this matchup should prove extremely favorable to them.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Coyotes have displayed an ability to score, with 9 of their last 12 games going OVER in terms of total points scored. Unfortunately, their record against Sacramento remains alarmingly poor; bettors might find value in considering an OVER for total points but should remain wary regarding Arizona’s ability to secure victory.
Los Angeles Kings vs. Arizona Coyotes 11/20/23 Betting Picks
Overall, while it appears the Kings have the upper hand in this matchup, one cannot ignore the Coyotes’ potent offensive gameplan. As both teams possess enough firepower to swing this encounter either way.
As bettors, best bookie software and insights tend to favor backing the Kings to win this matchup given their strong recent form and head-to-head history against them. With both teams’ offensive prowess putting an emphasis on high scoring action throughout, this game promises to be highly entertaining with plenty of high scoring action possible throughout this contest.
Free Pick and Prediction: Los Angeles Kings 4, Arizona Coyotes 3.