Kings vs. Sharks NHL Free Pick
(The Spread) – The Kings will try to snap their recent losing streak when they travel to San Jose tonight to take on the Sharks.
LOS ANGELES: The Kings’ 3-2 loss to the Penguins on Saturday dropped Los Angeles’ record to 6-4-1-2 on the year. It was the Kings’ fourth straight loss after winning five of their previous six games. Anze Kopitar leads the team with 16 points while Jonathan Quick has six wins and a goals against average of 1.68.
SAN JOSE: Even though they lost to the Predators on November 5, the Sharks have been rolling of late. They’ve won six of their last eight games and are now 7-4-1-0 on the year. Joe Pavelski leads the team in points with 15 while Douglas Murray has a team-best plus/minus at +8.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Sharks as –133 money line favorites over the visiting Kings (+123), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at five goals. Los Angeles enters the contest with a 3-1-2 road record while San Jose is 2-2-1 at home.
FREE PICK: Take Los Angeles. According to latest NHL trends the road team is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Sharks are 0-5 in their last five games playing on just one day of rest. San Jose is also 5-11 in its last 16 games versus the Western Conference.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS +123Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!