Hockey bettors who backed the Kings on the moneyline Saturday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Los Angeles easily handled San Jose 4-0 at HP Pavilion.
The Kings were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Drew Doughty (2), Jack Johnson, and Kyle Clifford each scored for the Kings in the victory. Johnson opened the scoring for Los Angeles, finding the back of the net at 12:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Drew Doughty and Michal Handzus.
Jonathan Quick stopped 34 of 34 San Jose shots in the victory.
Antti Niemi stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Los Angeles went 2-for-6, while the Sharks were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 34-23.