Avalanche visit San Jose Sharks in NHL clash
Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks Odds
The San Jose Sharks battle the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in NHL betting action at HP Pavilion.
This season the Sharks are 3-0 overall while the Avalanche are 2-1. As for the totals, San Jose is 2-0-1 on the OU, and Colorado is 1-2.
The Sharks were listed as -163 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5 earlier on Monday.
This game puts the Sharks, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Avalanche, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 1-ranked offense (5 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 4 at 1.7 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 38.9% rate while the Avalanche have a 89.5% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Colorado was a 4-0 winner at home against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Colorado at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, San Jose was a 5-3 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on San Jose at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Columbus are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Avalanche at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Colorado's last 14 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing San Jose
Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Jose is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Jose's last 14 games when playing at home against Colorado
Colorado at Edmonton, Monday, January 28
San Jose home to Vancouver, Sunday, January 27