It is a great matchup between the Kings who lead the Western Conference in points and the Sharks who are still considered a leading Stanley Cup contender by gamblers at Sbg global making an NHL bet.
The Kings are simply rolling. They won 5-1 on Saturday night against the New York Islanders as Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist. The Kings set a franchise record as they are 8-0 at home this season for their best-ever home start. The Kings won their first seven home games in 1975-76 and 1980-81. The Kings went 5-0 on their home stand which is only the second time in their history they completed a perfect 5-0 home stand. The Kings will now head out on the road to see if they can keep it going.
Sharks 5-2-2 at Home
The Sharks have been solid, but not spectacular at home this season. They defeated Calgary 4-3 on Saturday night as Joe Pavelski finally scored. Pavelski had not scored in eight straight but he ended that drought on Saturday night. The Sharks best line recently has been the one with Pavelski, rookie Logan Couture and Ryan Clowe. Couture actually is tied for the team lead in goals scored with six. Pavelski leads the Sharks in shots this season with 67. Antti Niemi got the win for the Sharks and that was important since he had not won since the season opener. The Sharks are 3-0-1 on their current home stand which ends on Monday.
Monday NHL Betting Stats
The Kings are 6-0 in their last 6 overall. The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games. The Kings are 12-29-1 in NHL betting in the last 42 meetings and they are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in San Jose. The Sharks are 12-5 in their last 17 vs. the Pacific. The Sharks are 82-36 in their last 118 home games. The Sharks are 36-16 in their last 52 Monday games. Looking at the total with your NHL bet, the Under is 4-1 in the Kings last 5 overall. The Over is 3-1-1 in the Kings last 5 vs. the Pacific. The Over is 6-2 in the Sharks last 8 home games. The Over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings between the two teams.