Coyotes vs Sharks Hockey Game Preview
Phoenix Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks Odds
The visiting Coyotes hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at HP Pavilion against the San Jose Sharks.
San Jose battles the Coyotes, currently with a 4-5-2 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 3-6-1 for the Sharks and 7-4 for the Coyotes.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Sharks and the No. 6-ranked Coyotes, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 4-ranked offense (3.4 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 21 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 24.5% rate while the Coyotes have a 81.4% rate on the penalty kill.
Phoenix was a 6-2 loser in its last match at home against the Blackhawks. They lost as -108 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Sharks were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +102 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Coyotes at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Phoenix's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games
Phoenix is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose
San Jose is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games at home
San Jose is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Phoenix at Colorado, Monday, February 11
San Jose at Columbus, Monday, February 11