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Quick Just Cannot Solve Sharks

Jonathan Quick Los Angeles Kings Brent Burns San Jose Sharks NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

The San Jose Sharks have been Jonathan Quick’s kryptonite all season long and that has certainly spilled into the postseason as the Sharks take a 2-0 series lead into Game 3 at the SAP Center Monday evening.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone OVER in five of the Sharks’ last six home games.
  • The Sharks are 2-5 SU in their last seven games as favorites.
  • The Kings are 1-5 SU in their last six road games.

Online book Bovada is presently offering the Sharks at -120 in moneyline markets for Game 3 while the Kings are EVEN odds. The total is tabbed at 5 goals with OVER at -105 and UNDER -115.

The Kings netminder lost all three of his starts versus the Sharks in the regular season so is now 0-5 in five starts during the season. He’s allowed six goals in the two playoff games and has stopped just 40 of 46 shots for a save percentage of .870.

Sharks center Joe Pavelski, who scored more points against the Kings during the regular season (10) than any other team he had faced, has paced the Sharks with three goals and one assist in the opening two games.

Quick’s former backup goaltender Martin Jones was stellar in Game 2 stopping 26 of 27 shots en route to the Game 2 victory.

Want a crazy betting stat for this contest? The underdog has gone 7-0 in the previous seven meetings between the Kings and Sharks.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the San Jose Sharks in this one found them earlier as -125 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.5-1.6 win for the Sharks on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the San Jose Sharks are 48-30-6 overall while the Los Angeles Kings are 48-30-6. As for the totals, San Jose is 43-34-7 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 29-33-22. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the San Jose Sharks at No. 2 and the Los Angeles Kings at No. 12 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Jose's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 2.94 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.39 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 22.78% while the Kings defense kills off 81.29% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

Betting Trends
  • Los Angeles is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Los Angeles is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Los Angeles is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
  • Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against San Jose
  • San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 6 games
  • San Jose is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at San Jose, Wednesday, April 20th

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