REGULAR SEASON RECAP
Their 43 regular season wins did not meet expectations. It was -3.5 below what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went worse than expected. They didn't meet expectations on the road and at home. They went 19-22 on the road and were expected to win 21.1. They won 24 at home and were expected to win 25.4. We are projecting a +3.4 win improvement next season. They are averaging 46.4 wins per simulation and are projected to finish seventh in the West. They have a nice projected cushion over the #8 ranked Avalanche who are projected for 41.4 wins.
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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their record should be slightly better. Their average goal differential is +0.22 which ranks #14 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #16. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #4 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #18 in road games. Based on goal differential, they are trending up. Their average goal differential in their past 6 games is +0.83 (#6 over this stretch).
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TEAM STATS AND BETTING RESULT GAMELOG
Below is a betting recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Golden Knights in all of their games would be down -709 units. Against the puck line, they have lost -788 units risking 100 units on each pick (32-50 PL). The Golden Knights have lost against the puck line on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.