San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Betting Odds, Analysis, NHL Preview

January 18th, 2017 by Leave a reply »
The San Jose Sharks (26-16-2) have dropped consecutive games to the Los Angeles Kings (22-18-4) for the first time since 2015 and will attempt to end that skid on Wednesday as small -114 road underdogs (bet $114 to win $100) at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.

The Kings have won the past two meetings in the Pacific Division rivalry after losing seven of the previous eight, including dropping four of five in last year’s playoff matchup.

The Sharks have won 11 of 19 meetings since blowing a 3-0 lead to Los Angeles in the first round of the 2014 postseason. The Kings ended up winning their second Stanley Cup that year and missed the playoffs altogether the following season.

Last year, San Jose got its revenge against Los Angeles en route to making its first-ever Stanley Cup Final appearance, only to fall short in a six-game series versus the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Kings won the last meeting 2-1 on the road January 3 as a +137 underdog, according to the OddsShark NHL Database. They also won the last home meeting 3-2 on December 31, earning two wins over the Sharks in four days.

Since then, Los Angeles has split ...

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