Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 11/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The San Jose Sharks (7-11-3) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Kings (11-9-2) at SAP Center on Friday.
The Los Angeles Kings were on the losing side of the ice with a 5-3 loss against the Rangers in their previous game. The Kings offense showed they have some room for improvement in the defeat. For the game, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 38 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 1 chance with extra men on the ice and notched 1 goal. Los Angeles accounted for 2 penalty minutes for this matchup.
When playing at even strength, the Kings have allowed the opponent to score 57 goals while notching 53 themselves. Los Angeles Kings opponents have tallied 74 power play tries (3rd in the league) and have come away with 19 goals in those attempts. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Los Angeles Kings have earned 69 goals (6th in hockey) this year and have given up 76. Los Angeles has attempted 720 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 9.6%. For the current campaign, the have a total of 24 points and their points percentage is sitting at .545. The Kings have seen 642 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .882. Los Angeles comes into tonight with 81 power play chances and they have scored 16 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 19.75%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Jonathan Quick. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Quick has accumulated 385 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .538. His save percentage is at .912 in his 42,335 minutes on the ice. Quick has seen 19,560 shots against him and has accrued 17,844 total saves. Opponents have racked up 1,716 goals against Quick in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.43. He has compiled a record of 365-268-79 and he has started in 715 games. Quick has played in 726 contests during his NHL career.
In their last contest, San Jose opposed the Senators in a matchup where the Sharks took home the victory by a final score of 5-1. They had 3 chances on the power play in this outing and notched 1 out of those chances. The Sharks recorded 5 goals out of the 31 shots on goal they tried.
The Sharks are sitting with 50 goals at even strength and 11 goals (27th in the league) while having a power play advantage. San Jose has taken 628 shots (11th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.71%, while allowing the other team 660 shots. For the year, the San Jose Sharks have notched a total of 61 goals, 17 points, in addition to a points percentage of .405. They have granted a total of 69 goals to be scored by of a combination of 65 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. They have recorded 55 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 20.00%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 92.73% on their oppositions 55 chances on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 89.5%.
Across the rink you will find James Reimer between the pipes. He has recorded 11,934 stops out of the 13,076 shots attempted against him, which gives him a percentage of .913. Reimer has amassed a lifetime mark of 197-155-55 and has participated in 447 contests. He got the starting nod in 411 games and has played 24,423 mins. Reimer's quality start percentage is 52.6% and he has accumulated 216 quality starts in his career. Opponents are averaging 2.81 goals per game and he has allowed 1,142 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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