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    NHL Playoff Odds Game 3 San Jose Sharks versus LA Kings Pick Prediction Preview 5-18-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The LA Kings will be out to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their best of seven Western conference playoff series as they face the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 in a pro hockey game on Saturday night. Face off time for game three is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.

    The game three NHL playoff odds have the home team San Jose Sharks favored by -125 odds with the take back on the road underdog LA Kings at +115 odds. The goal over under line is set at 4 ½ goals.

    The LA Kings take the 2-0 series lead in this best of seven playoff after their come from behind 4-3 regulation victory against the San Jose Sharks as a -150 home betting favorite. The game finished over 5 goals.

    LA opened up a 2-0 lead at 4:10 of the second period as Drew Doughty took a nice pass from Brad Richardson and drove a shot home at the top of the net. The Sharks then rallied for the tie after two periods and took a 3-2 lead at 8:56 of the final period. Then the Kings were awarded a two man advantage and Dustin Brown scores off a rebound for the tie at 18:17 and 22 seconds later Trevor Lewis scores off the rebound to give LA a 2-0 lead in this series.

    Each team had 31 shots on net and San Jose dominated at the face-off margin by a 44-21 margin. The Kings turned up the pressure in the third period as they outshoot San Jose by an 18-7 margin and forced two Sharks penalties in key moments of the third period deep in the San Jose zone. Sharks didn’t give away the game it was the Kings who took the game with more aggressive play in the final period.