Kings vs. Sharks Series Odds
(TheSpread) – Can the San Jose Sharks finally make a run to the Stanley Cup? They attempt to today when they begin their playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings.
The Sharks are the No. 2 seed in the Pacific region while the Kings are the No. 3 seed. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sharks are the favorite to win the series, as they have odds of -145 to prevail. The Kings have been given a money line of +125 to win the series.
San Jose went 51-22-9 on the season, earning a total of 111 points. The Sharks were 29-7-5 at home this season while going 22-15-4 on the road. The 29 wins at home ties for the most of any team in the Western Conference. The Sharks have scored 249 goals on the season while allowing just 200.
The Kings were 46-28-8 this season, earning a total of 100 points. Los Angeles went 23-14-4 both at home and on the road this season. The Kings scored just 206 goals on the year, but allowed only 174, which was the fewest in the NHL.
These two teams met five times during the regular season, with the Kings winning two of the three meetings and the home team winning four of the five games. San Jose ended up with 9 goals in the five games while the Kings scored 12 goals. The two teams also scored five goals or less in four of their five meetings this year.
For the schedule and odds available for the Kings vs. Sharks series, see below
2014 NHL Playoffs Series Odds – Kings vs. Sharks
Los Angeles Kings +125
San Jose Sharks -145
Exact Series Result
San Jose Sharks win 4-0 19/2
San Jose Sharks win 4-1 9/2
San Jose Sharks win 4-2 9/2
San Jose Sharks win 4-3 7/2
Los Angeles Kings win 4-0 14/1
Los Angeles Kings win 4-1 8/1
Los Angeles Kings win 4-2 9/2
Los Angeles Kings win 4-3 5/1
Game 1: at SJ, Thursday, April 17, 10:30PM ET (NBCSN)
Game 2: at SJ, Sunday, April 20, 10PM ET (NBCSN)
Game 3: at LA, Tuesday, April 22, 10PM ET (NBCSN)
Game 4: at LA, Thursday, April 24, 10:30PM ET (NBCSN)
Game 5: at SJ, Saturday, April 26, TBD (NBCSN)*
Game 6: at LA, Monday, April 28, TBD (CBC)*
Game 7: at SJ, Wednesday, April 30, TBD (CBC)*