Dallas Stars host San Jose Sharks in hockey action
San Jose Sharks vs Dallas Stars Odds
The visiting Sharks hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at American Airlines Center against the Dallas Stars.
This season the Stars are 20-17-3 overall while the Sharks are 21-12-7. As for the totals, Dallas is 21-14-5 on the OU, and San Jose is 13-20-7.
The Stars - Sharks odds would favor the Sharks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Dallas is rated No. 23 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Jose is at No. 8.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas' No. 10-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 17.4% rate while the Sharks have a 86.5% rate on the penalty kill.
San Jose won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Red Wings on April 11. Bettors who backed the Sharks at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -101 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Sharks at Stars trends to consider:
San Jose is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Jose's last 10 games when playing on the road against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose's last 7 games when playing Dallas
San Jose is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Dallas
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas' last 10 games when playing at home against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas' last 8 games at home
San Jose at Phoenix, Monday, April 15
Dallas at Chicago, Monday, April 15