Kings at Sharks 1/7/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

By: Jim |

Last Updated: 08/08/2019 at 9:05 AM ET

The San Jose Sharks remain at home to kick off a new week and host the Los Angeles Kings. The Sharks are 23-13-7 on the season and 3rd in the Pacific. San Jose is 6-2-2 over their last ten games and have won two straight. The Sharks beat to the Lightning 5-2 on Saturday and are 13-4-4 on their home ice.

Martin Jones will make his 32nd start in the net for the Sharks. Jones is 18-8-4 on the season with one shutout. Jones has allowed 87 goals and carries a 2.88 goals against average. The San Jose Sharks score 3.49 goals per game which ranks 4th in the NHL. The Los Angeles Kings beat Edmonton at home on Saturday and now head to San Jose. The Kings are 17-23-3 on the season and 8th in the Pacific. Los Angeles is 6-3-1 over their last ten games and are 7-11-2 on the road.

Jonathan Quick will make his 20th start of the year for the Kings. Quick is 7-10-2 on the season with two shutouts. Quick has allowed 54 goals and carries a 2.88 goals against average. The Kings are 15th in the league in the goals allowed category.

The Sharks are the better team here and look for a revenge spot after losing to the Kings in December. San Jose is seeking their third straight win while the Kings are a bad road team. The Sharks are 29-13 in their last 42 vs. Pacific. Final Score Prediction: The Sharks win 5-2.

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