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Sharks host Kings on Wednesday night

The Los Angeles Kings will be looking to knock off the rival San Jose Sharks for the second time this season on Wednesday night as those teams clash in marquee NHL betting action.

The Kings topped the Sharks 4-3 at +123 on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season back on October 30 in an OVER result for totals bettors. The OVER/UNDER, though, is just 2-6-2 in the past 10 games between the two West teams.

This season the Sharks are 15-3-5 overall while the Kings are 16-6-3. As for the totals, San Jose is 11-11-1 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 9-13-3.

View Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Los Angeles before puck drop in this match found them as 169-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, ccording to BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Sharks and the No. 4-ranked Kings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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Los Angeles won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on November 25. Bettors who backed the Kings at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for San Jose, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -227 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.43 goals per game, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.12 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 19.59% while the Kings defense kills off 83.84% of their penalties.

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Calgary, Saturday, November 30th
San Jose home to St. Louis, Friday, November 29th

 

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