Sharks look for series sweep of Kings
The San Jose Sharks hold a commanding 3-0 lead on the Los Angeles Kings in their first-round NHL playoff betting series as the teams take to the ice in Game 4 on Thursday night.
San Jose topped Los Angeles 4-3 in overtime in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series last time out to put the Kings on the brink of postseason elimination. The OVER has paid off for totals bettors in each of the three games in this series.
San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.3-2.9 result in favor of the Sharks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the San Jose Sharks have seen them go 54-22-9 so far this season, while the Kings are at 46-30-9. In totals betting, the Los Angeles Kings are 25-41-19, while the Sharks are 39-41-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Jose injuries news.
The Los Angeles Kings sit at No. 2 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the San Jose Sharks sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.
How San Jose Sharks vs Los Angeles Kings Stats Matchup
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.52 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.45 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 15.41% while the Sharks defense kills off 84.58% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, San Jose was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Kings. Bettors on San Jose at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Next Betting Matchups
San Jose home to Los Angeles, Saturday, April 26th