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San Jose Sharks Host Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL Betting Action

Columbus Blue Jackets

vs

San Jose Sharks
Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:30 PM ET
SAP Center

SAP Center hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the San Jose Sharks and the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the San Jose Sharks as -180 Favorite earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

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Computer Prediction: Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Pick

A 3.3-2.9 result in favor of the Blue Jackets is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Columbus Blue Jackets will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 3-2-0 this season, while the Sharks are 4-2-1. Columbus is 2-3 against the total, while San Jose is 4-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Columbus injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 5-ranked San Jose Sharks and the No. 7-rated Columbus Blue Jackets in this matchup.

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How Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 7-ranked offense (3.29 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 23.08% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 100% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

San Jose lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Bruins on October 21. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Columbus's last 14 games on the road
Columbus is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 7 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Columbus's last 20 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games
San Jose is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose's last 6 games at home
San Jose is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Anaheim, Friday, October 24th
San Jose home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 25th

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