Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 4/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (+113) Sharks (-133)
SAP Center is the venue where Devan Dubnyk and the San Jose Sharks (17-17-4) will take on the Los Angeles Kings (15-17-6) on Saturday. The line on this game has the Kings coming in at +113 and the Sharks are at -133. The O/U has been set at 5.5.
The Kings were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 win against the Coyotes in their last game. The Corsi for the Kings sat at 49 and the Corsi against was 40 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 55.1%. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 42.3% and their PDO rating was 102.3 for this one. Los Angeles garnered 2 minutes in the box in this outing. The Kings had a good offensive performance in this win. Their Fenwick came in at 40 and the Fenwick against finished at 33, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 54.8%. They totaled 25 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 18 opportunities to gain puck control. Furthermore, they had 1 chance with extra men on the ice but weren't able to score. While out there on the ice, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 30 shots they put on goal.
In the matter of their scoring, the Los Angeles Kings have accounted for 103 goals (24th in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 109. For the current campaign, they have racked up 36 points and their points percentage sits at .474. Los Angeles has accumulated 127 power play opportunities and they have added 28 goals out of those chances, garnering them a percentage of 22.05%. While playing at even strength, the Kings have allowed 92 goals while getting 75 on offense. Los Angeles has tried 1,132 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 9.1%. The Kings have had 1,186 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .908. Los Angeles Kings opponents have 111 power play tries (24th in pro hockey) and have come away with 17 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jonathan Quick. For his career, Quick has accumulated 351 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .539. His save percentage is .913 in his 38,595 mins in the crease. Quick has had 17,767 shots against him and has recorded 16,219 total saves. The opposition has notched 1,548 goals against Quick in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.41. He has accumulated an overall record of 332-248-69 and he has gotten the start in 651 games. Quick has participated in 661 matchups during his professional hockey career.
When they took the ice last, San Jose faced off against the Ducks in a game where the Sharks went home in defeat by a final of 5-1. They had 4 chances on the power play in this outing and tallied 1 out of those tries. The Sharks recorded 1 goal out of the 35 shots on goal they tried. They had a PDO of 88 and their oZS percentage was 60.0%. San Jose went home with a 44.9% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that San Jose had and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 46.7% by accumulating a Fenwick of 35 and the Ducks having accrued a 40 Fenwick.
San Jose has attempted 1,141 shots (22nd in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 8.85%, while allowing the opposition 1,223 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.84% on their opponents 124 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 89.8%. They have earned 105 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 18.10%. The Sharks have tallied 82 goals at even strength and 19 goals (25th in the NHL) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 125 goals to be scored by of a combination of 100 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the season, the San Jose Sharks have earned a total of 101 goals, 38 points, in addition to a points percentage of .500.
Across the rink you are likely to see Devan Dubnyk in goal. He has gathered 14,070 stops out of the 15,392 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .914. Dubnyk is sitting with a career mark of 250-204-54 and has been in net for 537 contests. He has started in 509 games and has been on the ice for 30,497 mins. Dubnyk's quality start percentage sits at 54.0% and he has accumulated 275 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. Opponents are averaging 2.60 goals per contest and he has allowed 1,322 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose (-133)
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