The San Jose Sharks will be looking to pick up a second straight victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday as those Western Conference rivals hit the ice together in NHL betting action.
The Sharks topped the Kings 4-0 as a road underdog on the NHL odds at the online sportsbooks in their first meeting of the season on October 8 in an UNDER result for totals bettors. San Jose had been 0-4 in their last four games against the division-rival Kings.
San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Los Angeles sat as -140 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.
Computer Prediction: San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.8 win for the Kings on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Los Angeles Kings bring a 17-11-7 record to the battle against the 19-11-5 Sharks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 15-13-7 so far and the Sharks go 13-19-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Jose injuries news.
The Sharks – Kings odds would favor the Kings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 3 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while San Jose is at No. 10.
How San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Los Angeles Kings No. 18-ranked offense (2.77 goals per game) against a San Jose Sharks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.57 goals per game allowed. The Kings powerplay has clicked at a 19.67% rate while the Sharks have a 84.69% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
San Jose was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Ducks. They lost as +111 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-3 loser at home against the Flames. Bettors on Calgary at +190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds Trends
San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Jose is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose’s last 7 games on the road
San Jose is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Los Angeles’s last 5 games
Los Angeles is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
Next Betting Matchups
San Jose home to Vancouver, Tuesday, December 30th
Los Angeles at Calgary, Monday, December 29th