Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +131 and the Kings at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Joe Pavelski led the Sharks last year in both points and goals. He had 70 points and 37 goals. Joe Thornton led the team in assists with 49 and John Scott led the team in penalty minutes with 87. Antti Niemi had a 2.59 goals against average.
Anze Kopitar led the Kings in both points and assists. He had 64 points and 48 assists. Jeff Carter led the team in goals with 28 and Kyle Clifford led the team in penalty minutes with 87. Jonathan Quick had a 2.24 goals against average.
The Sharks are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss of 3 or more goals and are 25-10 in their last 35 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The under is 4-0 in the Sharks last 4 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game, is 3-1-1 in their last 5 road games, is 3-1-1 in their last 5 vs. the Pacific, and is 5-2-1 in their last 8 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The over is 5-2-1 in the Sharks last 8 vs. the Western Conference, is 7-2-1 in their last 10 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game, and is 6-2 in their last 8 following a loss of 3 or more goals.
The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and are 7-3 in their last 10 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. the Western Conference and are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. the Pacific. The over is 3-0-2 in the Kings last 5 Wednesday games and is 10-4-3 in their last 17 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 10-2-4 in the Kings last 16 games following a win, is 8-2-2 in their last 12 home games, is 3-1-1 in their last 5 overall, and is 6-2-5 in their last 13 vs. the Western Conference. The under is 5-2-3 in their last 10 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game, is 12-5-4 in their last 21 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game, and is 24-11-5 in their last 40 games playing on 3 or more days rest.
In head to head matchups, the under is 2-0-2 in the last 4 meetings in Los Angeles and is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings. The home team is 37-18 in the last 55 meetings. The Sharks are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings and are 3-14 in the last 17 meetings in Los Angeles.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 40-33-9 against the spread
The San Jose Sharks were 37-38-7 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings were 40-27-15 against the spread
The Los Angeles Kings were 32-33-17 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
10/05/15 LW Raffi Torres Suspension expected to miss 41 games
10/05/15 RW Melker Karlsson Undisclosed doubtful Wednesday vs. Los Angeles
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/06/15 LW Dwight King Lower Body out indefinitely
10/05/15 D Jake Muzzin Upper Body probable Wednesday vs. San Jose
10/05/15 D Matt Greene Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. San Jose
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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