|NHL Kings vs. Sharks Picks & Predictions for April 16, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 16 April 2013 14:00|
Kings vs. Sharks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, both of these teams are listed at -104 on the money line, while the total is currently sitting at 5 goals. The Kings enter play with a 24-14-4 record overall while the Sharks are 22-13-7 heading into tonight’s game.
LINE MOVEMENT: Both of these teams opened with -104 money line odds and neither line has changed heading into the first puck drop. The total hasn’t budged either, although it rarely does in hockey games.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 60% of bettors favor the Kings. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take San Jose. According to latest NHL trends, the home team has won seven of the last eight games in the all-time series, while the Kings have lost four straight in San Jose. The Kings are also 20-41-1 in their last 62 games against the Sharks and 1-4 in their last five road games. On the other side, San Jose is 7-1 in its last eight home games, 9-3 in its last 12 games overall, and 9-3 in its last 12 games versus the Western Conference. The Sharks are also 6-2 in their last eight in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation and 13-3 in their last 16 home games following a road trip of seven or more days.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS -104